Walk 4-The Terraces etc...
This is a walk around the Nash terraces and other buildings round the park.
This is Hanover Terrace where the walk begins.
It is near the Mosque and children's boating lake.It is named after the Kingdom of Hanover,because George 1st and his successors were also Kings of Hanover. It consists of 20 houses with arcades pillars,statuary and friezes. .
This is St Dunstan's House which was demolished to make way for Winfield House,home of the American ambassador
It is hard to get a photo of Winfield House because it is screened by security. St Dunstans villa was built in 1825 for the very rich Marquess of Hertford.
This is a recently built "regency style"villa built opposite Winfield House.
Another reproduction antique villa.
The third in the trio..
If you continue to walk eastwards along the outer circle, you will pas the zoo.No villas were built at this end of the park.
This is Gloucester Gate
Gloucester Gate takes its name from the Duke of Gloucester, the husband of Princess Mary,George IVs sister,and younger son of the ill fated Fred,Prince of Wales.It has white stucco and terracotta pediment with white sculptures.
This is a scene from Park Village.
Nash intended them to be homes for prosperous middle class people. Park Village West survives but only half of Park Village East which was demolished to build the railway.