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Unilever House, City of London

Description: Unilever House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 November 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 199800

OS Grid Reference: TQ3160080886
OS Grid Coordinates: 531600, 180886
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5116, -0.1050

Location: 56 Victoria Embankment, City of London, EC4Y 0 EC4Y 0AR

Locality: City of London
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: EC4Y 0AR

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Listing Text

Unilever House
TQ 3180 NE 14/N/3


1930-1 by J. Lomax-Simpson with Sir John Burnet, Tait and Lorne. Monumental quadrant
shaped facade. Projecting, heavily rusticated ground floor, 3-storey base above
which the 3 upper floors are united by a giant colonnade in antis of 16 detached
Ionic columns. Entablature with dentil cornice over, and high plain recessed stone
attic. To left and right of front, huge statues of draught horses with restraining
male and female figures on 3 storey stepped bases, by Sir William Reid Dick.

Listing NGR: TQ3158980896

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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