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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1079095
English Heritage Legacy ID: 199858
Location: City of London, London, EC4V
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
NEW BRIDGE STREET EC4
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
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