UNILEVER HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1079108
Date first listed:
10-Nov-1977
Statutory Address:
UNILEVER HOUSE, VICTORIA EMBANKMENT EC4

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Location

Statutory Address:
UNILEVER HOUSE, VICTORIA EMBANKMENT EC4

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

County:
Greater London Authority
District:
City and County of the City of London (London Borough)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 31600 80886

Details

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.

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
199800
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 27 Sep 2007
Reference: IOE01/16782/25
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Andrew More. Source Historic England Archive
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