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1 to 26 Sussex Place london Graduate School of Business Studies

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5262 / 51°31'34"N

Longitude: -0.1608 / 0°9'38"W

OS Eastings: 527686

OS Northings: 182410

OS Grid: TQ276824

Mapcode National: GBR 87.AQ

Mapcode Global: VHGQS.5WCX

Entry Name: 1 to 26 Sussex Place london Graduate School of Business Studies

Listing Date: 5 February 1970

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1264092

English Heritage Legacy ID: 428759

Location: Westminster, London, NW1

County: London

District: City of Westminster

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 Cyprian Clarence Gate

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ 2782 SE CITY OF WESTMINSTER SUSSEX PLACE,
REGENT'S PARK, NWL
34/8
5.2.70 Nos 1 to 26 (consec)
(London Graduate School
of Business Studies)
G.V. I
Unified terrace block (rebuilt behind front as business school). 1822-23 by
John Nash (built by William Smith) as part of Nash's Regent's Park Crown Estate
development. Stucco, slate roofs and pointed metal domes. Palatial quadrant
ended composition with private garden to front and entrances originally to rear.
The most eccentric of Nash's terraces with painted dome-capped canted
bay-turrets to wings, the junction with quadrants and flanking centrepiece with
uniform giant colonnade between screening remaining floors; features adapted from
a Nash scheme for rebuilding Carlton House. 3 main storeys and attic storey.
6-bay centrepiece, flanked by 9-bay ranges and 7-bay quadrants between the
canted bay-turrets, 2 of which flank the east fronts of the wings. Recessed
glazing bar sashes, segmental arched to ground floor of canted bay-turrets.
Segmental arcaded ground floor loggia-podium with balustraded parapet, above
which rises giant Corinthian colonnade carrying continuous entablature with
balustraded parapet in front of attic set back on main ranges with crowning
cornice and pediment over centrepiece but advanced as top floor of canted
bay-turrets surmounted by spike finialed pointed domes.
John Nash; John Summerson.


Listing NGR: TQ2768682410

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