6 AND 7, UPPER HARLEY STREET NW1

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1357320
Date first listed:
05-Feb-1970
Statutory Address:
6 AND 7, UPPER HARLEY STREET NW1

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Location

Statutory Address:
6 AND 7, UPPER HARLEY STREET NW1

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 28474 82194

Details

TQ 2882 SW and SE CITY OF WESTMINSTER UPPER HARLEY STREET, 35/18 REGENT'S PARK, NW1 (West side) 5.2.70 Nos 6 and 7 G.V. II* Pair of town houses. 1824-26 by John Nash (built by W M Nurse), as part of his Regent's Park Crown Estate development. Stucco with channelled ground floor; slate roof. Symmetrical Graeco-Roman elevation with Corinthian order. 3 storeys and basement with attic storey over centre 3 bays. 5 windows wide with 3-bay centre advanced. Semicircular arched doorways, with panelled doors and patterned fanlights, between tripartite segmental headed sash windows. 1st floor central and end bays have tripartite glazing bar sashes with blind shell and fan lunettes, alternating with narrow single sashes; plain sashes to 2nd floor; 5 small semicircular arched attic windows. Cornice over ground floor supporting giant order of fluted Corinthian pilasters flanking narrow bays either side of centre, to angles and coupled to returns, rising to main entablature with modillion cornice over 2nd floor; the balustrade parapet above broken by central attic storey which has cornice blocking course and acroterion finials. Spear head, urn finialed area railings. John Nash; John summerson.

Listing NGR: TQ2847082194

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
207344
Legacy System:
LBS

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

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 30 Aug 1999
Reference: IOE01/01971/05
Rights: Copyright IoE Ms Margaret Gunst. Source Historic England Archive
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