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The Institution of Civil Engineers, Westminster

Description: The Institution of Civil Engineers

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 July 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 209881

OS Grid Reference: TQ2995679661
OS Grid Coordinates: 529956, 179661
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5010, -0.1291

Location: 10 Great George Street, Westminster, London SW1P 3 SW1P 3AE

Locality: Westminster
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: SW1P 3AE

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Listing Text

The Institution of Civil
26.7.84 Engineers
Institution headquarters. 1912, by James Millar. Stone, slate roof. Monumental
corner block in grand Beaux Arts Dixhuitieme style. 2 main storeys and half base-
ment. 9 windows wide in a symmetrical composition with central entrance and slightly
advanced end bays linked by giant colonnade to 1st floor. Channelled ground floor
with central Ionic columned portal surmounted by elaborately carved crest.
Square headed windows except for semicircular arched ones to central bays of
ground floor; the 1st floor windows in channelled terminal pavilions with elaborate
surrounds and framed as aedicules. Deep drowning entablature with balustraded
parapet; tall attic to corner pavilion. Similar return to Storey's Gate. Stone
area balustrade. Rich neo-Palladian and Baroque detailing to interiors and
domed assembly hall.

Listing NGR: TQ2995679661

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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