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The Institution of Civil Engineers

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

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1066740

English Heritage Legacy ID: 209881

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 NE CITY OF WESTMINSTER GREAT GEORGE STREET, SW1
91/28
The Institution of Civil
26.7.84 Engineers
GV II
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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