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Kings Arms PH

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6231 / 51°37'23"N

Longitude: -3.9424 / 3°56'32"W

OS Eastings: 265631

OS Northings: 193377

OS Grid: SS656933

Mapcode National: GBR WS4.39

Mapcode Global: VH4K9.MG4K

Entry Name: Kings Arms PH

Listing Date: 30 March 1987

Last Amended: 30 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 11583

Building Class: Commercial

Location: On the corner with King Street.

County: Swansea

Community: Castle (Castell)

Community: Castle

Built-Up Area: Swansea

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Early to mid C19 Georgian front to earlier structure, later alterations.

Exterior

L-plan building with 3 storey, 3 window entrance front and long side elevation, return gabled range to rear. Stucco with giant Tuscan pilasters to upper floors, band course with end pilaster to ground floor, applied half timber decoration. Slate roof with brick stack right, boarded eaves, second wide stack to rear. Sash windows, timber bar frontage with fluted pilasters to entrance.

Side elevation retains some original small-pane sash windows above fine ground floor with keyblocked windows and paired timber doorcases with fluted pilasters, panelled entablature and segmental pediments.

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