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Latitude: 51.5075 / 51°30'27"N
Longitude: -0.1308 / 0°7'50"W
OS Eastings: 529820
OS Northings: 180387
OS Grid: TQ298803
Mapcode National: GBR GF.SS
Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.PC6P
Entry Name: 14-16, Cockspur Street Sw1
Listing Date: 20 June 1973
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1356947
English Heritage Legacy ID: 209300
Location: Westminster, London, SW1Y
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
TQ 2980 SE CITY OF WESTMINSTER COCKSPUR STREET, SW1
20.6.73 Nos. 14 to 16 (consec)
Headquarters offices. 1906-08 by A.T. Bolton for the Hamburg-America
Shipping Line. Portland stone faced, slate roof. Free Style classicism.
4 storeys, attic storey and dormered mansard 4 wide window bays. Ground
floor shipping-hall front in c.1920 granite frame with display windows
flanking central doorway with columns supporting bronze figures of
Britannia and Asia by E.G. Gillock (1920). 1st floor, articulated by
rusticated piers has large mullioned-transomed leaded casements whilst the
2nd and 3rd floors have shallow oriels flanked by paired Ionic columns in
antis through 2 storeys, carrying deep modillion corniced entablature.
Attic storey with 3-light casements between panelled piers, has off centre
right ornate aedicule feature breaking skyline. The interior of the
shipping hall has mahogany panelling inlaid with mother of pearl and with
Corinthian columns in the centre with gilded capitals; the ceiling has
painted panels, inserted in 1920, by Lieutenant Geoffrey Allfree, R.N.C.
Behind the hall is the unaltered manager's office with a black and gold
chandelier of c.1920.
Survey of London; Vol. XX.
Listing NGR: TQ2982080387
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