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Latitude: 51.524 / 51°31'26"N
Longitude: -0.1517 / 0°9'6"W
OS Eastings: 528324
OS Northings: 182181
OS Grid: TQ283821
Mapcode National: GBR B7.3W
Mapcode Global: VHGQS.BY5L
Entry Name: 1-18, YORK TERRACE EAST NW1 (See details for further address information)
Listing Date: 5 February 1970
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1066044
English Heritage Legacy ID: 207732
Location: Westminster, London, NW1
District: City of Westminster
Electoral Ward/Division: Marylebone High Street
Built-Up Area: City of Westminster
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: St Marylebone
Church of England Diocese: London
TQ 2882 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER YORK TERRACE EAST
35/17 REGENT'S PARK NWl
5.2.70 Nos 1 to 18(consec).
(including No 6 York
Gate) (formerly listed
as Nos 24-41 (consec)
Long terrace block. c.182 -26 by John Nash as part of his Regent's Park Crown
Estate development. Stucco, slate roofs. Balanced "palace" block composition
with York Terrace West q.v. dressed with same Illissian Ionic giant order as
York Gate q.v. the "palace" illusion to park front maintained by placing
entrances to rear. 4 storeys (including attic storey). Central pedimented
hexastyle pavilion features and plain 15 window brick ranges above Doric
colonnaded loggia terminating in projecting 5-window pavilions with Ionic
order in antis. Channelled ground floors of pavilions have semicircular
arched windows recessed for one order. Greek Doric colonnaded loggia with
balustraded balcony parapet screens the ground floor windows of the link
ranges, and the balustraded parapet is carried over the pavilions. Plain
recessed sashes to upper floors. The central pavilion has single pilasters
to bays flanking hexastyle portico and the giant order in antis on the end
pavilions creates a 2-storey loggia in front of the windows. Continuous
entablature over 2nd floor. The attic windows of pavilions have semicircular
arched windows between pilaster strips. Continuous attic cornice and blocking
course. The York Gate return has giant porch feature with semicircular arched
doorway in pedimented surround which was originally a gate keeper's lodge.
The plain brick rear elevation has built out stucco screen wall containing
doorways framed by piers with Soanian incised Greek fret panels and block
John Nash; John Summerson.
Listing NGR: TQ2832282179
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