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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: DUKE OF YORK COLUMN AND STEPS

List entry Number: 1239383

Location

DUKE OF YORK COLUMN AND STEPS, CARLTON HOUSE TERRACE SW1
DUKE OF YORK COLUMN AND STEPS, THE MALL SW1
DUKE OF YORK COLUMN AND STEPS, WATERLOO PLACE SW1

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

County District District Type Parish
Greater London AuthorityCity of WestminsterLondon Borough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 05-Feb-1970

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 207516

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List entry Description

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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

Selected Sources

  1. Article  Reference - Title: Trafalgar Square and neighbourhood The Parish of St Martin-in-the-Fields Part 3: Volume 20 - Date: 1979 - Journal Title: Survey of London - Volume: 20

National Grid Reference: TQ 29757 80252

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