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Artillery House

A Grade II Listed Building in St James's, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4969 / 51°29'48"N

Longitude: -0.1354 / 0°8'7"W

OS Eastings: 529533

OS Northings: 179195

OS Grid: TQ295791

Mapcode National: GBR FK.SL

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.LMSW

Entry Name: Artillery House

Listing Date: 6 July 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1066499

English Heritage Legacy ID: 208556

Location: Westminster, London, SW1P

County: London

District: City of Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: St James's

Built-Up Area: City of Westminster

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Matthew Westminster

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ 2979 SE CITY OF WESTMINSTER ARTILLERY ROW, SW1
100/20
6.7.81 Nos. 11 to 19 (odd)
(Artillery House)

G.V. II

Office block. 1928 by Maurice Webb. Steel frame faced in cream faience in
modernistic "Hollywood Egyptian" style. 7 storeys and attic. 7 bays wide
as 5 bays of 4 windows each flanked by stair towers of one window. Office
entrances at front of flanking towers with semicircular arched doorways; 5
mid C.20 shop fronts in between across the ground floor. The doorways are
each surmounted by a ceramic miniature howitzer, appropriate to the
building's name, with strip windows lighting stairs above. The 5 centre
bays have their metal framed casement groups recessed between tapered,
receding "streamlined" buttresses. Heavy projecting cornice on paired
brackets; set back attic. The whole is very little altered.


Listing NGR: TQ2954479178

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