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6 and 7, Upper Harley Street Nw1, Westminster

Description: 6 and 7, Upper Harley Street Nw1

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 5 February 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 207344

OS Grid Reference: TQ2847482194
OS Grid Coordinates: 528474, 182194
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5241, -0.1495

Location: York Terrace E, Paddington, Greater London NW1 4PS

Locality: Westminster
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: NW1 4PS

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Listing Text

(West side)
5.2.70 Nos 6 and 7
G.V. II*
Pair of town houses. 1824-26 by John Nash (built by W M Nurse), as part of his
Regent's Park Crown Estate development. Stucco with channelled ground floor;
slate roof. Symmetrical Graeco-Roman elevation with Corinthian order. 3 storeys
and basement with attic storey over centre 3 bays. 5 windows wide with 3-bay
centre advanced. Semicircular arched doorways, with panelled doors and
patterned fanlights, between tripartite segmental headed sash windows. 1st
floor central and end bays have tripartite glazing bar sashes with blind shell
and fan lunettes, alternating with narrow single sashes; plain sashes to 2nd
floor; 5 small semicircular arched attic windows. Cornice over ground floor
supporting giant order of fluted Corinthian pilasters flanking narrow bays
either side of centre, to angles and coupled to returns, rising to main
entablature with modillion cornice over 2nd floor; the balustrade parapet above
broken by central attic storey which has cornice blocking course and acroterion
finials. Spear head, urn finialed area railings.
John Nash; John summerson.

Listing NGR: TQ2847082194

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Source: English Heritage

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