1 TO 26 SUSSEX PLACE LONDON GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS STUDIES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1264092
Date first listed:
05-Feb-1970
Statutory Address:
1 TO 26 SUSSEX PLACE, REGENT'S PARK NW1
Statutory Address:
LONDON GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS STUDIES, 1-26, SUSSEX PLACE, REGENT'S PARK NW1
Statutory Address:
LONDON GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS STUDIES, REGENT'S PARK NW1

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Location

Statutory Address:
1 TO 26 SUSSEX PLACE, REGENT'S PARK NW1
Statutory Address:
LONDON GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS STUDIES, 1-26, SUSSEX PLACE, REGENT'S PARK NW1
Statutory Address:
LONDON GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS STUDIES, REGENT'S PARK 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 27686 82410

Details

TQ 2782 SE CITY OF WESTMINSTER SUSSEX PLACE, REGENT'S PARK, NWL 34/8 5.2.70 Nos 1 to 26 (consec) (London Graduate School of Business Studies) G.V. I Unified terrace block (rebuilt behind front as business school). 1822-23 by John Nash (built by William Smith) as part of Nash's Regent's Park Crown Estate development. Stucco, slate roofs and pointed metal domes. Palatial quadrant ended composition with private garden to front and entrances originally to rear. The most eccentric of Nash's terraces with painted dome-capped canted bay-turrets to wings, the junction with quadrants and flanking centrepiece with uniform giant colonnade between screening remaining floors; features adapted from a Nash scheme for rebuilding Carlton House. 3 main storeys and attic storey. 6-bay centrepiece, flanked by 9-bay ranges and 7-bay quadrants between the canted bay-turrets, 2 of which flank the east fronts of the wings. Recessed glazing bar sashes, segmental arched to ground floor of canted bay-turrets. Segmental arcaded ground floor loggia-podium with balustraded parapet, above which rises giant Corinthian colonnade carrying continuous entablature with balustraded parapet in front of attic set back on main ranges with crowning cornice and pediment over centrepiece but advanced as top floor of canted bay-turrets surmounted by spike finialed pointed domes. John Nash; John Summerson.

Listing NGR: TQ2768682410

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
428759
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: 18 May 2003
Reference: IOE01/10745/19
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