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Unilever House

A Grade II Listed Building in City of London, London

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Latitude: 51.5119 / 51°30'42"N

Longitude: -0.1046 / 0°6'16"W

OS Eastings: 531624

OS Northings: 180922

OS Grid: TQ316809

Mapcode National: GBR ND.N6

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.48KB

Entry Name: Unilever House

Listing Date: 6 July 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1079095

English Heritage Legacy ID: 199858

Location: City of London, London, EC4V

County: London

District: City and County of the City of London

Electoral Ward/Division: Castle Baynard

Built-Up Area: City of London

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): City of London

Church of England Parish: St Bride Fleet Street

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

5002 m4
Unilever House
TQ 3180 NE 14/3


1930-2, by J Lomax Simpson, in collaboration with Burnet, Tait and Partners. Steel
frame construction, faced with Portland stone. "Stripped classical" style. 8 storeys.
Facade to Victoria Embankment follows the curve of the road. Rusticated ground floor
of main block stands forward, but curves in to central arched entrance, flanked by
2 smaller square-headed doorways and decorative lamp standards. Free-standing unfluted
Ionic columns run through 4th-6th floors. Metal-framed windows. 7th storey (at from
above) appears as parapet now pierced by windows above strongly-marked cornice.
Entrances flanking main block support sculptural groups by Sir William Reid Dick.

Listing NGR: TQ3158980896

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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