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UNILEVER 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: UNILEVER HOUSE

List entry Number: 1079108

Location

UNILEVER HOUSE, VICTORIA EMBANKMENT EC4

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

County: Greater London Authority

District: City and County of the City of London

District Type: London Borough

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 10-Nov-1977

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 199800

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List entry Description

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History

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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.

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National Grid Reference: TQ 31600 80886

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