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Latitude: 51.5116 / 51°30'41"N
Longitude: -0.105 / 0°6'17"W
OS Eastings: 531600
OS Northings: 180886
OS Grid: TQ316808
Mapcode National: GBR ND.L9
Mapcode Global: VHGR0.48CK
Entry Name: Unilever House
Listing Date: 10 November 1977
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1079108
English Heritage Legacy ID: 199800
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
The entry was subject to a minor amendment on 25 July 2017.
VICTORIA EMBANKMENT EC4
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
The asset was previously listed twice also under List entry 1079095. This entry was removed from the List on 25 July 2017.
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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