FORMER NEW SCOTLAND YARD NORMAN SHAW SOUTH BUILDING

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1357349

Date first listed: 05-Feb-1970

Statutory Address: FORMER NEW SCOTLAND YARD NORMAN SHAW SOUTH BUILDING, NEW SCOTLAND YARD SW1

Statutory Address: FORMER NEW SCOTLAND YARD NORMAN SHAW SOUTH BUILDING, VICTORIA EMBANKMENT SW1

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Location

Statutory Address: FORMER NEW SCOTLAND YARD NORMAN SHAW SOUTH BUILDING, NEW SCOTLAND YARD SW1

Statutory Address: FORMER NEW SCOTLAND YARD NORMAN SHAW SOUTH BUILDING, VICTORIA EMBANKMENT SW1

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

County: Greater London Authority

District: City of Westminster (London Borough)

National Grid Reference: TQ 30273 79758

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History

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Details

TQ 3079 NW CITY OF WESTMINSTER VICTORIA EMBANKMENT SW1 92/26 Former New Scotland Yard 5.2.70 Norman Shaw South Building GV II* Metropolitan police old headquarters extension. Designed 1896-98, built 1904- 06, by Norman Shaw with R. Dixon Butler. Red brick, Portland stone banding and dressings on granite podium, slate roof. Continuing the north building design with same amalgam of Flemish and English Baroque sources but on a narrow site giving stronger vertical emphasis. 4 storeys, basement and 3 tiers of attics in a steep roof. 5-window wide Embankment front with narrow left hand pediment gabled break, plus tourelle to right hand corner matching north building with corresponding large elaborated pediment gable return. Plain, recessed, mullioned-transomed casements to podium with single storey blind wings linked by tall railings enclosing forecourt. Stone architraved windows to upper floors, the central 2 larger with segmental pediments on 2nd floor and keystoned segmental arches on 3rd floor. The large gable end return has obelisk finialed aedicule to apex. Massive blind south gable end with stone banding. Lofty banded chimney stacks. Segmental arched bridge-link, of stone banded red brick, to North Building.

Listing NGR: TQ3027379758

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 207392

Legacy System: LBS

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