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1-43, Clarence Terrace Nw1, Westminster

Description: 1-43, Clarence Terrace Nw1

Grade: I
Date Listed: 9 January 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 209191

OS Grid Reference: TQ2777682325
OS Grid Coordinates: 527776, 182325
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5254, -0.1595

Location: Sussex Place, Paddington, Greater London NW1 4RD

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

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Listing Text

Nos 1 to 43 consec
9.1.70 (formerly listed as Nos
1 to 12 (consec)


Unified terrace block. 1823 by Decimus Burton under Nash's supervision, as
part of Nash's Regent's Park Crown Estate development and built by James Burton
(completely reconstructed 1965). Stucco; slate roofs. Graeco-Roman palace
in the Nash manner, composed in 3 blocks with hexastyle portico to centre of
main range, lower links set back behind colonnade screens and advanced flanking
pavilions with pilaster order. 3 storeys and dormered mansards. 15 window
wide main range, 3-window links and 3 window fronts to flanking pavilions with
5-window returns. Enclosed pilastered porches to inner returns of flank
pavilions; doorways behind screen in links and to main portico podium.
Channelled podium-ground floor with semicircular arched windows; segmental
arched openings to podium of screens; architraved and corniced 1st floor
windows. The hexastyle portico has a giant Corinthian order with the main
entablature broken forward over it surmounted by shallow pediment. The screens
in front of links have giant paired Ionic columns carrying entablature. The
flanking pavilions have 1st and 2nd floors dressed with giant Corinthian pilas-
tered paired to angles. Balustraded parapet to main range which has geometric
patterned 1st floor balcony, balconettes to links. Tasselled spearhead area
John Nash: John Summerson.

Listing NGR: TQ2777682325

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Source: English Heritage

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