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7, YORK GATE NW1, 1-33, YORK TERRACE WEST NW1, 1-33, REGENT'S PARK NW1, 1-33, OUTER CIRCLE NW1

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: 7, YORK GATE NW1, 1-33, YORK TERRACE WEST NW1, 1-33, REGENT'S PARK NW1, 1-33, OUTER CIRCLE NW1

List entry Number: 1066047

Location

1-33, OUTER CIRCLE NW1
1-33, REGENT'S PARK NW1
1-33, YORK TERRACE WEST NW1
7, YORK GATE NW1

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Greater London Authority

District: City of Westminster

District Type: London Borough

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 05-Feb-1970

Date of most recent amendment: 01-Dec-1987

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 207741

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TW 2882 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER YORK TERRACE WEST 35/29 REGENT'S PARK NWl 5.2.70 Nos 1 to 33 (consec). (including No 7 York Gate) (Formerly listed as Nos 6 to 23 (consec) York Terrace)

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Long terrace block. c.1821-26 by John Nash as part of his Regent's Park Crown Estate development; rebuilt behind facades and the east end in facsimile. Stucco, slate roofs. Balanced "palace" block composition with York Terrace East 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 brick ranges and the balustraded parapet is carried over the pavilions. Plain recessed sashes to upper floors. The central pavilion has angle 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 keener's lodge. The rear elevation entirely rebuilt. John Nash; John Summerson.

Listing NGR: TQ2816882134

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Summerson, J, The Life and Work of John Nash, (1980)
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 17 Greater London

National Grid Reference: TQ 28168 82133

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