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Royal School of Mines (Imperial College of Science and Technology)

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, Westminster

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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

Plus Code: 9C3XFRXF+WP

Entry Name: Royal School of Mines (Imperial College of Science and Technology)

Listing Date: 5 February 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1227162

English Heritage Legacy ID: 424806

Location: Knightsbridge and Belgravia, Westminster, London, SW7

County: Westminster

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

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94/5 SW7 (south side)
Royal School of Mines
5.2.70 (Imperial College of
Science and
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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