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Latitude: 51.6241 / 51°37'26"N
Longitude: -3.9439 / 3°56'38"W
OS Eastings: 265531
OS Northings: 193492
OS Grid: SS655934
Mapcode National: GBR WRX.4F
Mapcode Global: VH4K9.LFCS
Entry Name: Swansea Working Men's Club & Institute
Listing Date: 30 March 1987
Last Amended: 30 March 1987
Source ID: 11552
Building Class: Recreational
Location: Set into slope on corner of Quarry Street.
Community: Castle (Castell)
Built-Up Area: Swansea
Traditional County: Glamorgan
Dated 1885. Architect not known. French Second Empire style.
Tall, symmetrical 3 storey and attic, 3 bay front to Alexandra Road, pale stone dressings with red brick facings. Advanced centre bay under segmental pediment supporting elaborate dormer with broken sinuous pediment and finial, bipartite window set against curved and leaded platform roof with ornamental ironwork. Outer pedimented dormers set into hipped slate roof. Dentilled eaves, impost and cill bands, long-and-short quoins, banded rustication to lower storeys of centre bay.
Tripartite window over 2-light traceried 1st floor window to centre bay, paired outer windows; all round-headed with keyblocked architraves, roll-moulded and fluted jambs, carved roundels to 1st floor spandrels. Entablature and part-fluted pilasters to centre doorcase, panelled doors up steps.
Similar treatment to long side elevation stepped uphill in Quarry Street, pedimented frontispiece with offset panelled chimney-stack to dormer, bipartite window over doorway
7-bay elevation to right.
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