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Northcliffe House

A Grade II Listed Building in City of London, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5128 / 51°30'46"N

Longitude: -0.1073 / 0°6'26"W

OS Eastings: 531437

OS Northings: 181018

OS Grid: TQ314810

Mapcode National: GBR NC.2W

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.374M

Entry Name: Northcliffe House

Listing Date: 20 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1262507

English Heritage Legacy ID: 434836

Location: City of London, London, EC4Y

County: London

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

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Listing Text

TUDOR STREET/WHITEFRIARS
1.
5002
TQ 3181 SW 7/304 Northcliffe House
TQ 3180 NW 13/166

II

2.
Newspaper printing offices. 1925-26. Designed by Ellis and Clarke.Stone clad steel
framed structure. Roof not visible. 4 storeys. Plus attic storey.7 bays to
Tudor Street and 6 bays to Whitefriars St.Corner entrance, square headed, with
prominent keystone. First, second and third floors unified by giant order Ionic
pilasters with lion head masks to capitals. Almost fully glazed between,the first and
second floors linked by continuous mullions to long 3-light windows; metal glazing bars
in margin glazing pattern, sub-divided into very small panes. Fluted coved cornice of
neo-Egyptian character above third floor. Recessed attic storey. Short polygonal
corner tower. Northcliffe House built for Associated Newspapers
(Northcliffe/Rothermere) was the first British newspaper printing office to have reel
feed from beneath the printing presses.


Listing NGR: TQ3143581010

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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