TQ2979 : 102 Petty France (2)

taken 8 years ago, near to Westminster, Great Britain

102 Petty France (2)
102 Petty France (2)
A monumental, "mulishly proportioned" speculative block of stone. There is a tower at the junction with Queen Anne's Gate which is not very much taller than the broad front along Petty France with bulging windows at the bottom and overhanging top storey. It was built in 1972-76 to the designs of Basil Spence and the Fitzroy Robinson Partnership, and was occupied for many years by the Home Office. After they decamped down the road (TQ2979 : Home Office, Marsham Street), the Ministry of Justice moved in.
View from the other end: TQ2979 : 102 Petty France (1).
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Date Taken
Sunday, 22 May, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 4 November, 2011
Geographical Context
Public buildings and spaces 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2959 7952 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:29.9863N 0:8.0660W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2969 7950
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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1950s-1970s Architecture 

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