Description: The Institution of Civil Engineers
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
TQ 2979 NE CITY OF WESTMINSTER GREAT GEORGE STREET, SW1
The Institution of Civil
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
Source: English Heritage
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