8-12, YORK GATE NW1, 8-12, REGENT'S PARK NW1, 8-12, OUTER CIRCLE NW1

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1357372

Date first listed: 05-Feb-1970

Statutory Address: 8-12, OUTER CIRCLE NW1

Statutory Address: 8-12, REGENT'S PARK NW1

Statutory Address: 8-12, YORK GATE NW1

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: 8-12, OUTER CIRCLE NW1

Statutory Address: 8-12, REGENT'S PARK NW1

Statutory Address: 8-12, YORK GATE 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 28235 82110

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

TQ 2882 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER YORK GATE 35/34 REGENT'S PARK NWl 5.2.70 Nos 8 to 12(consec)

GV I

Unified terrace block. 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. Symmetrical elevation identical to and balancing Nos 1 to 5 q.v. with end pavilions flanking giant Ionic colonnade, 4 storeys (including attic storey). ll windows wide in all. Rusticated podium ground floor with semi- circular windows set in deep arcade between end pavilions which each have a tripartite segmental arched window. 1st and 2nd floor glazing bar sashes of main range set within giant engaged colonnade of the Illissian Ionic order; end pavilions with tall tripartite 1st floor sashes with segmental arched blind lunettes and with eared architrave 2nd floor sashes. Semicircular arched blind headed attic windows and thermal windows to pavilions 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 rebuilt. Anthemion patterned cast iron balconettes to 1st floor windows of pavilions on front. Grecian,palmette-finialed area railings. York Gate was opened up by Nash to create a vista of Hardwick's new church of St Mary, Marylebone Road q.v. John Nash; John Summerson

Listing NGR: TQ2823582110

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 207705

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

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