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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: NUMBERS 1-12 AND ATTACHED RAILINGS

List entry Number: 1242936

Location

NUMBERS 1-12 AND ATTACHED RAILINGS, 1-12, CHESTER PLACE

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

County District District Type Parish
Greater London AuthorityCamdenLondon Borough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 10-Jun-1954

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 476891

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History

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Details

CAMDEN

TQ2882NE CHESTER PLACE 798-1/87/207 (East side) 10/06/54 Nos.1-12 (Consecutive) and attached railings

GV I

Terrace of 12 houses. c1826. By John Nash. Stucco with rusticated ground floor. Slated mansard roofs with dormers and massive slab chimney-stacks. Symmetrical terrace of 3 storeys, attics and basements; centre and ends with additional attic storey. Nos 6, 7 & 12 with prostyle stucco porticoes, otherwise plain recessed doorways with panelled doors, some partly glazed. Pilasters rise through 1st and 2nd floors to carry continuous entablature at 3rd floor level. Recessed sashes; ground floor mostly with margin glazing, 1st floor tripartite with continuous cast-iron balcony, 2nd floor architraved. Above those with attic storey, a cornice and blocking course; those with 3 storeys mostly retaining balustraded parapet. At south end, to former Chester Terrace Mews, attached stucco Greek Doric portico with fluted three-quarter columns carrying entablature and pediment. INTERIORS: not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached cast-iron railings with tasselled spearhead finials to areas. Nos 1 & 2 and 4-12 (consec) were listed on 14/05/74. (Survey of London: Vol. XIX, Old St Pancras and Kentish Town (St Pancras II): London: -1938: 119).







Listing NGR: TQ2876382943

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Survey of London' in Old St Pancras and Kentish Town The Parish of St Pancras Part 2: Volume 19 , (1938), 119

National Grid Reference: TQ 28763 82945

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