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Unilever House

A Grade II Listed Building in Castle Baynard, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5116 / 51°30'41"N

Longitude: -0.105 / 0°6'17"W

OS Eastings: 531600

OS Northings: 180886

OS Grid: TQ316808

Mapcode National: GBR ND.L9

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.48CK

Entry Name: Unilever House

Listing Date: 10 November 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1079108

English Heritage Legacy ID: 199800

Location: City of London, London, EC4V

County: London

District: City and County of the City of London

Electoral Ward/Division: Castle Baynard

Built-Up Area: City of London

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): City of London

Church of England Parish: St Bride Fleet Street

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

The entry was subject to a minor amendment on 25 July 2017.


VICTORIA EMBANKMENT EC4
NEW BRIDGE STREET EC4
Unilever House
TQ 3180 NE 14/3


II

2.
1930-2, by J Lomax Simpson, in collaboration with Burnet, Tait and Partners. Steel
frame construction, faced with Portland stone. "Stripped classical" style. 8 storeys.
Facade to Victoria Embankment follows the curve of the road. Rusticated ground floor
of main block stands forward, but curves in to central arched entrance, flanked by
2 smaller square-headed doorways and decorative lamp standards.
Free-standing unfluted Ionic columns run through 4th-6th floors. Metal-framed windows.
7th storey (at from above) appears as parapet now pierced by windows above strongly-marked cornice.
Entrances flanking main block support sculptural groups by Sir William Reid Dick.


Listing NGR: TQ3158980896

The asset was previously listed twice also under List entry 1079095. This entry was removed from the List on 25 July 2017.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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