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© Mr Anthony Rau

IoE Number: 207392
Location: FORMER NEW SCOTLAND YARD NORMAN SHAW SOUTH BUILDING, NEW SCOTLAND YARD SW1
  WESTMINSTER, CITY OF WESTMINSTER, GREATER LONDON
Photographer: Mr Anthony Rau
Date Photographed: 07 July 2003
Date listed: 05 February 1970
Date of last amendment: 05 February 1970
Grade II*

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TQ 3079 NWCITY OF WESTMINSTERVICTORIA EMBANKMENT SW192/26Former New Scotland Yard5.2.70Norman Shaw South BuildingGVII*

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.

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