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The Citadel

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, London

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Latitude: 51.5057 / 51°30'20"N

Longitude: -0.1295 / 0°7'46"W

OS Eastings: 529913

OS Northings: 180192

OS Grid: TQ299801

Mapcode National: GBR HG.2D

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.PFW1

Entry Name: The Citadel

Listing Date: 1 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1066638

English Heritage Legacy ID: 210224

Location: Westminster, London, SW1A

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 Martin-in-the-Fields

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

The Citadel
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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