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Artillery House, Westminster

Description: Artillery House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 July 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 208556

OS Grid Reference: TQ2953379194
OS Grid Coordinates: 529533, 179194
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4969, -0.1354

Location: B323, Westminster, London SW1P 1 SW1P 1RH

Locality: Westminster
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: SW1P 1RH

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Listing Text

6.7.81 Nos. 11 to 19 (odd)
(Artillery House)


Office block. 1928 by Maurice Webb. Steel frame faced in cream faience in
modernistic "Hollywood Egyptian" style. 7 storeys and attic. 7 bays wide
as 5 bays of 4 windows each flanked by stair towers of one window. Office
entrances at front of flanking towers with semicircular arched doorways; 5
mid C.20 shop fronts in between across the ground floor. The doorways are
each surmounted by a ceramic miniature howitzer, appropriate to the
building's name, with strip windows lighting stairs above. The 5 centre
bays have their metal framed casement groups recessed between tapered,
receding "streamlined" buttresses. Heavy projecting cornice on paired
brackets; set back attic. The whole is very little altered.

Listing NGR: TQ2954479178

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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