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Description: Shell Mex House
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
TQ 308 NW CITY OF WESTMINSTER STRAND, WC2
72/201 (south side)
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
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Source: English Heritage
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