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Description: Unilever House
Date Listed: 6 July 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 199858
OS Grid Reference: TQ3162480921
OS Grid Coordinates: 531624, 180921
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5119, -0.1046
NEW BRIDGE STREET EC4
TQ 3180 NE 14/3
1930-2, by J Lomax Simpson, in collaboration with Burnet, Tait and Partners. Steel
frame construction, faced with Portland stone. "Stripped classical" style. 8 storeys.
Facade to Victoria Embankment follows the curve of the road. Rusticated ground floor
of main block stands forward, but curves in to central arched entrance, flanked by
2 smaller square-headed doorways and decorative lamp standards. Free-standing unfluted
Ionic columns run through 4th-6th floors. Metal-framed windows. 7th storey (at from
above) appears as parapet now pierced by windows above strongly-marked cornice.
Entrances flanking main block support sculptural groups by Sir William Reid Dick.
Listing NGR: TQ3158980896
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Source: English Heritage
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