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Description: Clement House
Date Listed: 24 February 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 208540
OS Grid Reference: TQ3089781071
OS Grid Coordinates: 530897, 181071
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5134, -0.1150
TQ 3081 SE CITY OF WESTMINSTER ALDWYCH, WC2
60/25 (North side)
Clement House: Nos. 99
9.1.70 and 101 (formerly listed
as Nos 99 and 101)
G.V. (General Buildings)
Offices. 1909-11 by Sir John Burnet. Portland stone ashlar cladding steel
frame, slate roof. Subtle restrained handling of classical motifs
incorporating figure sculpture; part of the Aldwych-Kingsway development.
6 storeys plus attic storey and dormered mansard. 7 windows wide, with
front curved convexly following line of Aldwych. Ground floor has central
entrance framed by coupled Doric columns as are flanking windows, the dark
bronze detailing of window and door frames increasing the effect of depth
and shadow in ground floor provided by the colonnade. Simplified classical
detailing to surrounds of bronze casement windows on upper floors. Sharply
profiled main entablature below set back attic storey. Pairs of high
relief carved figures are disposed in triangular composition on upper
Edwardian Architecture and its Origins; Alistair Service (ed.).
Listing NGR: TQ3089781071
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Source: English Heritage
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