Chester Terrace, NW1

Road in/near Primrose Hill, existing between 1825 and now

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Chester Terrace is the longest unbroken facade of the neo-classical terraces in Regent's Park.

Chester Terrace takes its name from one of the titles of George IV before he became king, Earl of Chester.

As with Cornwall Terrace and York Terrace, the architectural plans were made by John Nash but subsequently altered almost beyond recognition by Decimus Burton, who was responsible for the existing design, which was built by his father James Burton in 1825. Nash was so dissatisfied with Decimus's design that he sought the demolition and complete rebuilding of the Terrace, but in vain.

All 42 houses are Grade I listed buildings. At each end there is a Corinthian arch bearing at the top the terrace name in large lettering on a blue background, probably the largest street signs in London. Five houses are semi-detached. One of these, Nash House (3 Chester Terrace, although the main entrance is on Chester Gate), has a bust of John Nash on its west side.

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LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Chalk Farm:   Chalk Farm was originally a farmhouse and later a tavern set in fields. But Chalk Farm has nothing to do with chalk at all.
Park Square West:   
Royal College of Physicians:   The Royal College of Physicians is a British professional body dedicated to improving the practice of medicine, chiefly through the accreditation of physicians by examination.
Willans Farm:   Marylebone Park Farm was, before the construction of Regent's Park, in the possession of Mr Thomas Willan.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Ainger Road, NW3 · Albany Street, NW1 · Albany Terrace, NW1 · Albert Terrace Mews, NW1 · Albert Terrace, NW1 · Ampthill Square, NW1 · Auden Place, NW1 · Augustus House, NW1 · Augustus Street, NW1 · Berkley Grove, NW1 · Berkley Road, NW1 · Broadwalk, NW1 · Brunswick Place, NW1 · Cambrdige Terrace, NW1 · Cambridge Gate Mews, NW1 · Cambridge Terrace Mews, NW1 · Cambridge Terrace, NW1 · Cedar Way Industrial Estate, NW1 · Centric Close, NW1 · Chalcot Crescent, NW1 · Chalcot Road, NW1 · Chalcot Square, NW1 · Chamberlain Street, NW1 · Chester Close North, NW1 · Chester Close South, NW1 · Chester Court, NW1 · Chester Gate, NW1 · Chester Road Depot, NW1 · Chester Road, NW1 · Chester Terrace, NW1 · Church Studios, NW1 · Clarence Gardens, NW1 · Clarkson Row, NW1 · Compton Close, NW1 · Cumberland Market, NW1 · Cumberland Terrace, NW1 · Edis Street, NW1 · Egbert Street, NW1 · Elliott Square, NW3 · Elton Place, N16 · Erskine Mews, NW3 · Erskine Road, NW1 · Erskine Road, NW3 · Euston Road, W1T · Euston Station Colonnade, NW1 · Fitzroy Road, NW1 · Forge Place, NW1 · Gloucester Avenue, NW1 · Hillview, NW3 · Hopkinsons Place, NW1 · Hurdwick Place, NW1 · Ivor Place, NW1 · King Henry’s Road, NW3 · King Henry’s Road, NW3 · Kingstown Street, NW1 · Laxton Place, NW1 · Little Albany Street, NW1 · Longford Street, NW1 · Lower Merton Rise, NW3 · Lydford, NW1 · Malden Crescent, NW1 · Manley Street, NW1 · Meadowbank, NW3 · Millbrook Place, NW1 · Munster Square, NW1 · Nash Street, NW1 · Oppidans Road, NW3 · Ormonde Terrace, NW8 · Osnaburgh Street, NW1 · Park Square East, NW1 · Park Square West, NW1 · Park Village Mews, NW1 · Peto Place, NW1 · Primrose Hill Road, NW1 · Primrose Hill Road, NW3 · Primrose Hill Studios, NW1 · Primrose Mews, NW1 · Princess Road, NW1 · Redhill Street, NW1 · Regent’s Park Road, NW1 · Regents Park Road, NW1 · Regents Park, NW1 · Robert Street, NW1 · Rudgwick Terrace, NW8 · Saint George’s Terrace, NW1 · Sharples Hall Street, NW1 · Sharpleshall Street, NW1 · St Andrews Place, NW1 · St Annes, NW1 · St Georges Mews, NW1 · St Georges Terrace, NW1 · St Katharines Precinct, NW1 · St Marks Crescent, NW1 · St Marks Cresent, NW1 · St Marks Square, NW1 · St Mary Magdalene Church, NW1 · Stanhope Parade, NW1 · Stanhope Street, NW1 · Stanley Buildings, NW1 · Sussex Place, NW1 · Swallowfield, NW1 · The Broadwalk, W1J · The Broadwalk, W1K · The Courtyard, NW1 · The Law Society Freepost, NW1 · Triton Mall, NW1 · Triton Square Mall, NW1 · Triton Square, NW1 · Triton Street, NW1 · Troutbeck, NW1 · Waterside Place, NW1 · William Road, NW1 · York Bridge, NW1 · York Gate, NW1 · York Terrace East, NW1 ·

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