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Shell Mex House, Westminster

Description: Shell Mex House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 427801

OS Grid Reference: TQ3047380647
OS Grid Coordinates: 530473, 180647
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5097, -0.1213

Location: 80 Strand, Westminster, London WC2R 0 WC2R 0HS

Locality: Westminster
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: WC2R 0HS

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Listing Text

72/201 (south side)
Shell-Mex House
- II
Office block. 1931. Architects Messrs Joseph (Principal Designer F Milton Cashmore).
Sculptor WCH King. Portland stone. Flat roof. Eleven to fifteen storeys high.
To river:- a symmetrical facade of 17 bays, stepped inwards to the upper storeys
and culminating in a short central tower with clock and buttresses with inset
sculpted figures. Open round arched arcade to ground floor. Square headed windows
set in giant relieving arches rising from nineth to eleventh floors in fourth
and fourteenth bays and to returns. Arched window below clock and to returns
of tower. Metal framed casements. Returns to left and right. Strand frontage
(Nos 76-88 consec) not of special interest.

Listing NGR: TQ3047380647

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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