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Marconi House

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, London

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Latitude: 51.5121 / 51°30'43"N

Longitude: -0.1185 / 0°7'6"W

OS Eastings: 530658

OS Northings: 180923

OS Grid: TQ306809

Mapcode National: GBR KD.K3

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.W8P4

Plus Code: 9C3XGV6J+VH

Entry Name: Marconi House

Listing Date: 1 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1236757

English Heritage Legacy ID: 427850

Also known as: 335 Strand, London

ID on this website: 101236757

Location: Strand, Westminster, London, WC2B

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 Mary le Strand with St Clement Danes

Church of England Diocese: London

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Nos 336 and 337 (Marconi
House) includes No 8 Aldwych,
Offices. 1902 - 03 by Norman Shaw with Runtz and Ford, the surviving part of
the Gaiety Theatre development and originally the Gaiety Restaurant; attic
storey of the 1950s. Portland stone, slate roofs. Restrained Shavian
classicism. 6 storeys plus later attic. 9 windows wide with long cranked return
to Montreal Place and 5 windows wide Aldwych front. Arcaded, rusticated ground
floor with mid C20 glazing and doorways. Upper storeys, framed by rusticated
quoins, with aediculed, alternating pediment windows to 1st floor but quite
plain above, apart from 3rd floor sill course, until the 5th floor where the
storey is treated as frieze with the windows inserted between sculptured panels
of standing figures, below the modillion cornice. Similar details to Montreal
Place, where part of the original dormered attic survives, and to Aldwych
where the 1st floor aedicules are framed by Ionic columns. Early and
influential phase of building in the Aldwych development.
R. Norman Shaw; Andrew Saint

Listing NGR: TQ3066180929

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