Bust

Nash at Church of All Souls

Erection date: 1956

Inscription

{On the front face of the plinth:}
John Nash, 1752 - 1835, architect.

{On a plaque on the wall near the bust:}
The Church of All Souls, Langham Place.
This Church designed by John Nash to complete his scheme for Regent Street, was consecrated on 25th November 1824.

It was severely damaged and made unusable by aerial bombardment on 8th December 1940 and re-opened for worship on 29th April 1951.

A major reconstruction took place from 1st May 1975 including the provision of the new Waldegrave Hall and the Church was re-opened on 2nd November 1976.

{On the left side of the bust:}
Wm. Behne 5.5-1831
Enlarged 1956
Cecil Thomas Sc.
J. Nixon Smith Arch.

Site: Nash at Church of All Souls (1 memorial)

W1, Langham Place

This simple spire was heavily criticised in its day, even sparking a Parliamentary debate.

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Nash at Church of All Souls

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John Nash

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William Behnes

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Cecil Thomas

Sculptor and medalist.  Born 24 Hedley Road, Shepherd's Bush.  Many commissio...

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