Duke Of York Column | Tourope

At first sight, this lovely column appears to have no direct connection to The Crown. However, there is an indirect and very organic bond with Lancaster House where all scenes related to Buckingham Palace were shot.

The construction of Lancaster House was started in 1825 for the Duke of York and Albany, Prince Frederick who was the second son of George III, as well as one of the uncles of Queen Victoria. Confused? Just listen to our professional guide that will tell you the whole deep-seated relations of the Royal family in a way that you will understand.

Meanwhile, just look behind you and spot the odd thing in Admiralty Arch. Don’t worry, your professional guide will reveal it for you but give a try first!

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