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Latitude: 51.5236 / 51°31'24"N
Longitude: -0.1539 / 0°9'14"W
OS Eastings: 528168
OS Northings: 182133
OS Grid: TQ281821
Mapcode National: GBR 98.M0
Mapcode Global: VHGQS.8YZX
Entry Name: 1-33, YORK TERRACE WEST NW1 (See details for further address information)
Listing Date: 5 February 1970
Last Amended: 1 December 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1066047
English Heritage Legacy ID: 207741
Location: Westminster, London, NW1
Electoral Ward/Division: Regent's Park
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
TW 2882 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER YORK TERRACE WEST
35/29 REGENT'S PARK NWl
5.2.70 Nos 1 to 33 (consec).
(including No 7 York Gate)
(Formerly listed as Nos 6
to 23 (consec) York
Long terrace block. c.1821-26 by John Nash as part of his Regent's Park Crown
Estate development; rebuilt behind facades and the east end in facsimile. Stucco, slate roofs. Balanced "palace" block composition with York Terrace East 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 brick ranges and the balustraded parapet is carried
over the pavilions. Plain recessed sashes to upper floors. The central pavilion
has angle 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 keener's lodge. The rear elevation entirely rebuilt.
John Nash; John Summerson.
Listing NGR: TQ2816882134
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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