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Numbers 1 to 12 Park Square West

A Grade I Listed Building in City of Westminster, Westminster

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Latitude: 51.5241 / 51°31'26"N

Longitude: -0.1485 / 0°8'54"W

OS Eastings: 528547

OS Northings: 182203

OS Grid: TQ285822

Mapcode National: GBR B7.VT

Mapcode Global: VHGQS.CYWH

Plus Code: 9C3XGVF2+JJ

Entry Name: Numbers 1 to 12 Park Square West

Listing Date: 5 February 1970

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1265975

English Heritage Legacy ID: 423278

Location: Marylebone High Street, Westminster, London, NW1

County: 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

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Listing Text

5.2.70 Nos. 1 to 12(consec.)
G.V. I
Terrace of town houses. 1823-25 by John Nash as part of his Regent's Park
Crown Estate development. Stucco; slate roofs. Symmetrically balanced
block as mirror image of Park Square East, opposite (in the London Borough
of Camden) with end and centre 3 houses advanced. Graeco-Roman detailing.
The advanced houses of 4 storeys (including attic storey), the intervening
ones of 3 storeys and mansard, on basements. 3-window fronts with the
centre break having 2-window fronts flanking central 3-window one.
Doorways and ground floor windows set in engaged Ionic colonnade, varied
on centre break by rusticated astylar treatment; panelled doors approached
by flights of steps with rectangular loop patterned fanlights. Recessed
glazing bar sashes, those on 1st floor arcaded with keystones and moulded
imposts. Cornice over 2nd floor and secondary cornices to attic storeys
over centre and ends with balustraded parapets screening dormered mansards
in between. Grecian spear head cast iron area railings. Originally
planned by Nash as circus with Park Crescent q.v., Park Square completes
the formal approach to Regent's Park from Portland Place and the crescent.
John Nash; John Summerson.

Listing NGR: TQ2854782203

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