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Nigeria House

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, London

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Latitude: 51.5067 / 51°30'24"N

Longitude: -0.1254 / 0°7'31"W

OS Eastings: 530199

OS Northings: 180303

OS Grid: TQ301803

Mapcode National: GBR JG.02

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.SD2B

Plus Code: 9C3XGV4F+MV

Entry Name: Nigeria House

Listing Date: 1 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1225378

English Heritage Legacy ID: 421610

Location: St. James's, Westminster, London, SW1A

County: London

District: City of Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: St James's

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: City of Westminster

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Martin-in-the-Fields

Church of England Diocese: London

Tagged with: High commission

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83/45 (south side)
No 9 (Nigeria House)
Corner office block. 1876-79 by John Gibson with later extension to Great
Scotland Yard by Waterhouse. Portland stone, slate roof. Elaborated Italianate
style. 6 storeys plus half basement and stone dormered mansard. 2 windows to
Avenue, 3 turning corner and 3 to Great Scotland Yard. Ground floor has corner
entrance and mid C20 display windows framed by tall banded Doric pilasters and
rusticated columns in antis. Upper floors have paired windows to outer bays and
single windows to curved corner, archivolt arched on 1st floor and segmented
arched on 2nd floor. Giant Corinthian order through 1st and 2nd floors, the
entablature broken over bays flanking curved corner but linked by archivolt
arches on 3rd floor; banded pilasters articulate 3rd floor; coved palmette
cornice to 4th floor and paired modillion cornice to 5th fllor with parapet
linking pedimented dormers; pavilion roofs flanking corner.

Listing NGR: TQ3019980303

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