Nash Place, E14

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John Nash (January 18, 1752 – May 13, 1835) was one of the foremost British architects of the Regency and Georgian eras responsible the elegant neo-classicism in large parts of Central London. His work was admired by the Prince Regent who employed him on various projects including on Buckingham Palace and the Pavilion at Brighton. It is one of a cluster of streets named after major London architects, no doubt attempting to suggest greatness by association on behalf of the developers. Others in the cluster include Wren Landing, Adam’s Place and Cubitt Steps.

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