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Latitude: 51.5097 / 51°30'34"N
Longitude: -0.1213 / 0°7'16"W
OS Eastings: 530473
OS Northings: 180647
OS Grid: TQ304806
Mapcode National: GBR JD.XZ
Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.VB70
Entry Name: Shell Mex House
Listing Date: 25 February 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1236752
English Heritage Legacy ID: 427801
Location: Westminster, London, WC2R
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 Paul Covent Garden
Church of England Diocese: London
TQ 308 NW CITY OF WESTMINSTER STRAND, WC2
72/201 (south side)
Office block. 1931. Architects Messrs Joseph (Principal Designer F Milton Cashmore).
Sculptor WCH King. Portland stone. Flat roof. Eleven to fifteen storeys high.
To river:- a symmetrical facade of 17 bays, stepped inwards to the upper storeys
and culminating in a short central tower with clock and buttresses with inset
sculpted figures. Open round arched arcade to ground floor. Square headed windows
set in giant relieving arches rising from nineth to eleventh floors in fourth
and fourteenth bays and to returns. Arched window below clock and to returns
of tower. Metal framed casements. Returns to left and right. Strand frontage
(Nos 76-88 consec) not of special interest.
Listing NGR: TQ3047380647
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