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CLEMENT HOUSE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: CLEMENT HOUSE

List entry Number: 1066494

Location

CLEMENT HOUSE, 99 AND 101, ALDWYCH WC2

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Greater London Authority

District: City of Westminster

District Type: London Borough

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 24-Feb-1958

Date of most recent amendment: 09-Jan-1970

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 208540

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

TQ 3081 SE CITY OF WESTMINSTER ALDWYCH, WC2 60/25 (North side) 24.2.58 Clement House: Nos. 99 9.1.70 and 101 (formerly listed as Nos 99 and 101) G.V. (General Buildings)

II

Offices. 1909-11 by Sir John Burnet. Portland stone ashlar cladding steel frame, slate roof. Subtle restrained handling of classical motifs incorporating figure sculpture; part of the Aldwych-Kingsway development. 6 storeys plus attic storey and dormered mansard. 7 windows wide, with front curved convexly following line of Aldwych. Ground floor has central entrance framed by coupled Doric columns as are flanking windows, the dark bronze detailing of window and door frames increasing the effect of depth and shadow in ground floor provided by the colonnade. Simplified classical detailing to surrounds of bronze casement windows on upper floors. Sharply profiled main entablature below set back attic storey. Pairs of high relief carved figures are disposed in triangular composition on upper floors.

Edwardian Architecture and its Origins; Alistair Service (ed.).

Listing NGR: TQ3089781071

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Service, A, Edwardian Architecture and its Origins, (1975)

National Grid Reference: TQ 30897 81071

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