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42-48, York Terrace East Nw1 (See Details for Further Address Information), Westminster

Description: 42-48, York Terrace East Nw1 (See Details for Further Address Information)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 February 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 207739

OS Grid Reference: TQ2832082148
OS Grid Coordinates: 528320, 182148
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5237, -0.1518

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

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

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Listing Text

5.2.70 Nos 42 to 48 (consec)
(formerly listed as
Nos 51 to 57 (consec)
York Terrace)


Terrace of modest 4th rate houses. c.1822 by Decimus Burton, service accommo-
dation for Nash's Regent's Park scheme with the former York Baths in the centre.
Stucco faced, brick rear; slate roofs. Unified composition given monumentality,
despite small scale, by central slightly recessed portico of former Baths and
slightly advanced end pavilions. 2 storeys and dormered mansards, the end
pavilions with low attic storeys, on basements. 3 window house fronts with one
window to end pavilions and 3-window returns. Graeco-Egyptian eared architraves
with cornices to ground floor sashes and former doorways, plain sashes to 1st
floor, all with glazing bars. End pavilions have small horizontal rectangular
tripartite attic windows. The recessed portico is hexastyle with giant Ionic
columns and pediment. Crowning entablature with balustraded parapet between
portico and end pavilions. Spear head area railings.
John Nash; John Summerson.

Listing NGR: TQ2830782146

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Source: English Heritage

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