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Description: The Citadel
Date Listed: 1 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 210224
OS Grid Reference: TQ2991380192
OS Grid Coordinates: 529913, 180192
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5057, -0.1295
TQ 2980 SE CITY OF WESTMINSTER HORSEGUARDS PARADE, SWl
Bunker-fortress and air raid shelter. 1939, Ministry of Works with
W.A. Forsyth as consultant. Reinforced concrete with concrete and pebble
and flint aggregate block facing, flat roofed. Massive Cubist fortress. 3
storey height, slightly battered walls with watch tower above parapet on
corner with Mall; terrace to west at 2nd floor level flanked by machine gun
turrets. See also New Government Offices, Whitehall 2nd World War Cabinet
Listing NGR: TQ2991380192
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Source: English Heritage
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