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Latitude: 51.4998 / 51°29'59"N
Longitude: -0.1757 / 0°10'32"W
OS Eastings: 526725
OS Northings: 179448
OS Grid: TQ267794
Mapcode National: GBR 4J.RK
Mapcode Global: VHGQY.WKZM
Entry Name: Royal School of Mines (Imperial College of Science and Technology)
Listing Date: 5 February 1970
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1227162
English Heritage Legacy ID: 424806
Location: Westminster, London, SW7
Electoral Ward/Division: Knightsbridge and Belgravia
Built-Up Area: City of Westminster
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: Holy Trinity South Kensington
Church of England Diocese: London
TQ 2679 SE CITY OF WESTMINSTER PRINCE CONSORT ROAD, SW7
94/5 SW7 (south side)
Royal School of Mines
5.2.70 (Imperial College of
College. 1909-13. Sir Aston Webb. Portland stone. Hipped green slate roof.
Grand symmetrical Classical building. Three storeys plus attics and basement.
Rusticated quoins. Thirty-three bays wide, the centre seven set forward and
articulated by Roman Ionic pilasters. These are paired to either side of central
bay, which is wider with three storey semidomed niche. Arched windows in upper
storey of niche; others square headed. Windows to first and second floor linked
by continuous architraves to each bay. Rich modillion cornice above second floor
with attic above. Blind attic to centre bays with sculptured groups. Further
carved figures and high pedestals to each side of entrance, with large busts to
Wernner and Beit. Broad, low obelisks beyond supporting pairs of lamps.
London 1900. Alistair service.
Listing NGR: TQ2669479446
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