List entry

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: THE CENOTAPH

List entry Number: 1357354

Location

THE CENOTAPH, WHITEHALL SW1

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

County District District Type Parish
Greater London AuthorityCity of WestminsterLondon Borough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 05-Feb-1970

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 207620

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

TQ 3079 NW CITY OF WESTMINSTER WHITEHALL SW1 92/10 The Cenotaph 5.2.70 GV I War Memorial. 1919-20 by Sir Edwin Lutyens. Portland stone. Subtly proportioned pylon (devoid of any effigy), the apparent horizontal lines in fact convex to a common centre 900ft below ground, the verticals converging at a point 1000ft above ground. The Lutyens Memorial Volumes (III); C. Hussey and A. S. G. Butler London, Vol I; N. Pevsner

Listing NGR: TQ3015979858

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Author: Butler, A S G - Title: The Architecture of Sir Edwin Lutyens - Volume: 3
  2. Book  Reference - Author: Pevsner, N and Cherry, B - Title: The Buildings of England: London I - The Cities of London and Westminster - Date: 1973

National Grid Reference: TQ 30159 79858

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