DUKE OF YORK COLUMN AND STEPS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1239383

Date first listed: 05-Feb-1970

Statutory Address: DUKE OF YORK COLUMN AND STEPS, CARLTON HOUSE TERRACE SW1

Statutory Address: DUKE OF YORK COLUMN AND STEPS, THE MALL SW1

Statutory Address: DUKE OF YORK COLUMN AND STEPS, WATERLOO PLACE SW1

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Location

Statutory Address: DUKE OF YORK COLUMN AND STEPS, CARLTON HOUSE TERRACE SW1

Statutory Address: DUKE OF YORK COLUMN AND STEPS, THE MALL SW1

Statutory Address: DUKE OF YORK COLUMN AND STEPS, WATERLOO PLACE SW1

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

County: Greater London Authority

District: City of Westminster (London Borough)

National Grid Reference: TQ 29757 80252

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

TQ 2980 SE CITY OF WESTMINSTER WATERLOO PLACE, SW1 82/67 5.2.70 Duke of York column and steps G.V. I Commemorative column and town planning focal point with steps down to the Mall and St James's Park. 1831-34, the column designed by Benjamin Wyatt, the bronze statue of the Duke by Sir Richard Westmacott, the layout with the great flight of steps as the terminal feature of Nash's Via Triumphalis, on the site of Carlton House, with the palatial Carlton House Terrace (q.v.) ranges flanking the composition. Granite column and steps, bronze statue. The giant column is of the Tuscan order and rises from a square pedestal; the capital carries a square balcony, drum and dome (on the model of Wren's Monument) surmounted by statue of the Duke in uniform. Survey of London; Vol. XX.

Listing NGR: TQ2975780252

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 207516

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Survey of London' in Trafalgar Square and neighbourhood The Parish of St Martin-in-the-Fields Part 3: Volume 20 , , Vol. 20, (1979)

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