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Description: Hanover Terrace
Date Listed: 14 January 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 210058
OS Grid Reference: TQ2753682576
OS Grid Coordinates: 527536, 182576
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5277, -0.1629
TQ 2782 NE and NW CITY OF WESTMINSTER HANOVER TERRACE,
23/18 ;24/4 REGENT'S PARK, NW1
14.1.70 Nos. 1 to 20 (consec.)
Unified terrace block. 1822-23 by John Nash (built by J.M. Aitkens) as
part of his Regent's Park Crown Estate development. Stucco; slate roofs.
Long "palace" terrace set back behind garden with drive, with central and
terminal Roman Doric porticoed pavilions and ground floor screened by
loggia maintaining the palatial illusion. 3 storeys and basement. 3
windows per house. The projecting segmental arcaded rusticated loggia
approached by short flights of steps,screens,ground floor doorways and
windows. Recessed architraved glazing bar sashes, those on 1st floor with
pediments. Doric entablature overall with roundels in metopes and dormers
behind blocking course. Central hexastyle pedimented Roman Doric portico
over loggia with high-relief subject in tympanum and 3 acroteria statues.
Similar tetrastyle porticoes to terminal pavilions. Grecian cast iron
balustrade to loggia. Nos. 1 and 20 have porches to their returns.
John Nash; John Summerson.
Listing NGR: TQ2753682576
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Source: English Heritage
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