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1-18, YORK TERRACE EAST NW1 (See details for further address information)

A Grade I Listed Building in Marylebone High Street, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.524 / 51°31'26"N

Longitude: -0.1517 / 0°9'6"W

OS Eastings: 528324

OS Northings: 182181

OS Grid: TQ283821

Mapcode National: GBR B7.3W

Mapcode Global: VHGQS.BY5L

Entry Name: 1-18, YORK TERRACE EAST NW1 (See details for further address information)

Listing Date: 5 February 1970

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1066044

English Heritage Legacy ID: 207732

Location: Westminster, London, NW1

County: London

District: City of 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

TQ 2882 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER YORK TERRACE EAST
35/17 REGENT'S PARK NWl
5.2.70 Nos 1 to 18(consec).
(including No 6 York
Gate) (formerly listed
as Nos 24-41 (consec)
York Terrace)
GV I
Long terrace block. c.182 -26 by John Nash as part of his Regent's Park Crown
Estate development. Stucco, slate roofs. Balanced "palace" block composition
with York Terrace West q.v. dressed with same Illissian Ionic giant order as
York Gate q.v. the "palace" illusion to park front maintained by placing
entrances to rear. 4 storeys (including attic storey). Central pedimented
hexastyle pavilion features and plain 15 window brick ranges above Doric
colonnaded loggia terminating in projecting 5-window pavilions with Ionic
order in antis. Channelled ground floors of pavilions have semicircular
arched windows recessed for one order. Greek Doric colonnaded loggia with
balustraded balcony parapet screens the ground floor windows of the link
ranges, and the balustraded parapet is carried over the pavilions. Plain
recessed sashes to upper floors. The central pavilion has single pilasters
to bays flanking hexastyle portico and the giant order in antis on the end
pavilions creates a 2-storey loggia in front of the windows. Continuous
entablature over 2nd floor. The attic windows of pavilions have semicircular
arched windows between pilaster strips. Continuous attic cornice and blocking
course. The York Gate return has giant porch feature with semicircular arched
doorway in pedimented surround which was originally a gate keeper's lodge.
The plain brick rear elevation has built out stucco screen wall containing
doorways framed by piers with Soanian incised Greek fret panels and block
cornices.
John Nash; John Summerson.


Listing NGR: TQ2832282179

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