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14-16, COCKSPUR STREET SW1

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: 14-16, COCKSPUR STREET SW1

List entry Number: 1356947

Location

14-16, COCKSPUR STREET SW1

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: 20-Jun-1973

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 209300

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TQ 2980 SE CITY OF WESTMINSTER COCKSPUR STREET, SW1 82/36 20.6.73 Nos. 14 to 16 (consec)

G.V. II

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

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Survey of London' in Trafalgar Square and neighbourhood The Parish of St Martin-in-the-Fields Part 3: Volume 20 , , Vol. 20, (1979)

National Grid Reference: TQ 29820 80387

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