125, Pall Mall Sw1, Westminster
Description: 125, Pall Mall Sw1
Date Listed: 20 June 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 422830
OS Grid Reference: TQ2980380387
OS Grid Coordinates: 529803, 180387
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5075, -0.1310
Location: Cockspur Street, Westminster, London SW1Y 5 SW1Y 5EA
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TQ 2980 SE CITY OF WESTMINSTER PALL MALL, SW1
82/35 (south side)
20.6.73 No. 125
Office block. 1912-13 by H.R. Houchin and Frank Smee: Portland stone,
copper dome. Eclectic Baroque for narrow but very prominent frontage
closing Haymarket vista. 5 storeys as: podium ground floor with mezzanine
and 3 main storeys and 2 tier attics under dome. 2 windows wide with one
major bay on Pall Mall alignment and one narrow bay on splay aligned with
Cockspur Street. Rusticated framework to ground and mezzanine with altered
mid C.20 bank frontage. The major bay has deeply recessed bronzed casement
windows in 3 storey tier to upper floors framed by channelled wall face.
Entablature with prominent modillion cornice and parapet. Above rises a
dome with 2 tiers of attic windows in the drum between scrolled voluted
buttresses, enriched cresting-cornice and copper dome surmounted by finial
with openwork globe crowned by weathervane of a ship. Tall corniced
flanking chimney stacks.
Listing NGR: TQ2980380387
Source: English Heritage
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