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Latitude: 51.501 / 51°30'3"N
Longitude: -0.1291 / 0°7'44"W
OS Eastings: 529956
OS Northings: 179661
OS Grid: TQ299796
Mapcode National: GBR HJ.53
Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.QJ3Q
Entry Name: The Institution of Civil Engineers
Listing Date: 26 July 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1066740
English Heritage Legacy ID: 209881
Location: Westminster, London, SW1P
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
TQ 2979 NE CITY OF WESTMINSTER GREAT GEORGE STREET, SW1
The Institution of Civil
Institution headquarters. 1912, by James Millar. Stone, slate roof. Monumental
corner block in grand Beaux Arts Dixhuitieme style. 2 main storeys and half base-
ment. 9 windows wide in a symmetrical composition with central entrance and slightly
advanced end bays linked by giant colonnade to 1st floor. Channelled ground floor
with central Ionic columned portal surmounted by elaborately carved crest.
Square headed windows except for semicircular arched ones to central bays of
ground floor; the 1st floor windows in channelled terminal pavilions with elaborate
surrounds and framed as aedicules. Deep drowning entablature with balustraded
parapet; tall attic to corner pavilion. Similar return to Storey's Gate. Stone
area balustrade. Rich neo-Palladian and Baroque detailing to interiors and
domed assembly hall.
Listing NGR: TQ2995679661
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