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Numbers 1-12 and Attached Railings

A Grade I Listed Building in Regent's Park, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5307 / 51°31'50"N

Longitude: -0.1451 / 0°8'42"W

OS Eastings: 528763

OS Northings: 182945

OS Grid: TQ287829

Mapcode National: GBR C5.LF

Mapcode Global: VHGQS.FSND

Entry Name: Numbers 1-12 and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 10 June 1954

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1242936

English Heritage Legacy ID: 476891

Location: Camden, London, NW1

County: London

District: Camden

Electoral Ward/Division: Regent's Park

Built-Up Area: Camden

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Mary Magdalene Munster Sq.

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


CAMDEN

TQ2882NE CHESTER PLACE
798-1/87/207 (East side)
10/06/54 Nos.1-12 (Consecutive)
and attached railings

GV I

Terrace of 12 houses. c1826. By John Nash. Stucco with
rusticated ground floor. Slated mansard roofs with dormers and
massive slab chimney-stacks.
Symmetrical terrace of 3 storeys, attics and basements; centre
and ends with additional attic storey. Nos 6, 7 & 12 with
prostyle stucco porticoes, otherwise plain recessed doorways
with panelled doors, some partly glazed. Pilasters rise
through 1st and 2nd floors to carry continuous entablature at
3rd floor level. Recessed sashes; ground floor mostly with
margin glazing, 1st floor tripartite with continuous cast-iron
balcony, 2nd floor architraved. Above those with attic storey,
a cornice and blocking course; those with 3 storeys mostly
retaining balustraded parapet. At south end, to former Chester
Terrace Mews, attached stucco Greek Doric portico with fluted
three-quarter columns carrying entablature and pediment.
INTERIORS: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached cast-iron railings with
tasselled spearhead finials to areas.
Nos 1 & 2 and 4-12 (consec) were listed on 14/05/74.
(Survey of London: Vol. XIX, Old St Pancras and Kentish Town
(St Pancras II): London: -1938: 119).

Listing NGR: TQ2876382943

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Description


CAMDEN

TQ2882NE CHESTER PLACE
798-1/87/207 (East side)
10/06/54 Nos.1-12 (Consecutive)
and attached railings

GV I

Terrace of 12 houses. c1826. By John Nash. Stucco with
rusticated ground floor. Slated mansard roofs with dormers and
massive slab chimney-stacks.
Symmetrical terrace of 3 storeys, attics and basements; centre
and ends with additional attic storey. Nos 6, 7 & 12 with
prostyle stucco porticoes, otherwise plain recessed doorways
with panelled doors, some partly glazed. Pilasters rise
through 1st and 2nd floors to carry continuous entablature at
3rd floor level. Recessed sashes; ground floor mostly with
margin glazing, 1st floor tripartite with continuous cast-iron
balcony, 2nd floor architraved. Above those with attic storey,
a cornice and blocking course; those with 3 storeys mostly
retaining balustraded parapet. At south end, to former Chester
Terrace Mews, attached stucco Greek Doric portico with fluted
three-quarter columns carrying entablature and pediment.
INTERIORS: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached cast-iron railings with
tasselled spearhead finials to areas.
Nos 1 & 2 and 4-12 (consec) were listed on 14/05/74.
(Survey of London: Vol. XIX, Old St Pancras and Kentish Town
(St Pancras II): London: -1938: 119).

Listing NGR: TQ2876382943

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