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Whitehall House, Westminster

Description: Whitehall House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 February 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 207606

OS Grid Reference: TQ3009580273
OS Grid Coordinates: 530095, 180273
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5064, -0.1269

Location: A3212, Westminster, London SW1A 2 SW1A 2BX

Locality: Westminster
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: SW1A 2BX

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Listing Text

83/56 (East side)
5.2.70 Whitehall House
(Nos 41 and 43)
Offices and chambers. 1904 by Treadwell and Martin. Stone faced, slate.
Distinctive Free Style Jacobethan - late Gothic typical of the partnership,
with strong vertical emphasis, in a manner developing the lead given by Wilson
and Townsend. 6 storeys and attic. 3 windows wide. Altered shop front to ground
floor with 4-centred arched doorway to left. 3-storeyed mullioned-transomed
oriel with leaded casements to centre,above which is a large tripartite mullioned
window, with traceried arches to side lights, under deeply moulded segmental arch
beneath eaves. The flanking bays, with cross-mullioned leaded windows, are
defined by prominent, sharply profiled mullion-piers rising as finials above
the twuast, tower-like, stages which have bowed, pierced work, corbelled
balconettes on 2 sides and pyramidal roofs. The steep main roof has dormer
and crowning,octagonal,louvred lantern with coppered spirelet and weathervane.

Listing NGR: TQ3009580273

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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