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Former Assembly Rooms

A Grade II Listed Building in Castle (Castell), Swansea

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6181 / 51°37'5"N

Longitude: -3.9359 / 3°56'9"W

OS Eastings: 266070

OS Northings: 192801

OS Grid: SS660928

Mapcode National: GBR WT5.4B

Mapcode Global: VH4K9.QLMG

Entry Name: Former Assembly Rooms

Listing Date: 30 March 1987

Last Amended: 30 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 11559

Building Class: Recreational

Location: In terraced group stepping down from Pembroke Buildings on left.

County: Swansea

Community: Castle (Castell)

Community: Castle

Built-Up Area: Swansea

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

After 1810. Designed by William Jernegan, architect of Swansea.

Exterior

Wide 2 storey and basement 5 bay facade, cement rendered upper floor, exposed rusticated blocks to ground floor facings behind Tuscan colonnade (formerly a loggia). Hipped slate roof, wide eaves, panelled pilasters and channelled rustication to outer 1st floor window bays, incised panels over centre bays. Plain margins to small-frame sash windows, incised aprons. Panelled end pilasters to ground floor, boarded small-pane windows, channelled voussoirs, segmental arch to centre doorway up steps. Area railings removed.

2 storey cemented rear elevation with hipped slate roof; 1st floor with 2 small-pane sashes to left, cantilevered 3-light bay to right. Arched doorway up steps with oculus to left.

Reasons for Listing

Group value.

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