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1-5, REGENT'S PARK NW1 (See details for further address information)

A Grade I Listed Building in Marylebone High Street, London

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Latitude: 51.5235 / 51°31'24"N

Longitude: -0.1523 / 0°9'8"W

OS Eastings: 528281

OS Northings: 182125

OS Grid: TQ282821

Mapcode National: GBR 98.Z1

Mapcode Global: VHGQS.9YTZ

Entry Name: 1-5, REGENT'S PARK NW1 (See details for further address information)

Listing Date: 5 February 1970

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1225218

English Heritage Legacy ID: 207702

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

5.2.70 Nos 1 to 5(consec.)


Unified terrace block. c.1821-22 by John Nash as part of his Regent's
Park Crown Estate development. Gutted and rebuilt internally as one unit.
Stucco; slate roof. Block treated as single free standing composition with
the (former) end houses as pavilions and the entrances originally to rear
and north ends providing the same palace illusion as at York Terrace East
and West q.v. Grecian detail with the same giant Ionic Illissian order as
York Terrace. 4 storeys (including attic storey) on basement. 11 windows
wide in all with slightly advanced returns with entrances. Rusticated
podium ground floor with windows set in deep arcade between end pavilions
which each have tripartite segmental arched window. 1st and 2nd floor
glazing bar sashes of main range set within giant engaged Ionic colonnade;
end pavilions with tall tripartite 1st floor windows with segmental arched
blind lunettes and with eared architrave 2nd floor windows. Semicircular arched
blind headed attic windows and thermal windows to pavilion attics. Cornice
and balustraded parapet over ground floor. Continuous plain frieze and cornice
over 2nd floor; attic cornice and blocking course. The 3 window returns have
large enclosed porches with Greek Doric columns in antis. Rear elevation has
plain pilastraded upper floors. Anthemion patterned cast iron balconettes to
1st floor pavilion windows on front. Grecian palmette finialed area railings.
York Gate was a modification in Nash's plan to open up a vista of Hardwick's
new church of St Mary, Marylebone Road, q.v. and is balanced by the identical
block Nos 8 to 12 q.v.
John Nash; John Summerson.

Listing NGR: TQ2828182125

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