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Latitude: 51.6243 / 51°37'27"N
Longitude: -3.949 / 3°56'56"W
OS Eastings: 265182
OS Northings: 193519
OS Grid: SS651935
Mapcode National: GBR WR3.T6
Mapcode Global: VH4K9.HFPN
Entry Name: Technical College Building
Listing Date: 30 March 1987
Last Amended: 30 March 1987
Source ID: 11597
Building Class: Education
Location: Occupying a commanding angle site near the brow of the hill. Bryn-Syfi Terrace to side and rear.
Community: Castle (Castell)
Built-Up Area: Swansea
Traditional County: Glamorgan
Early C20. Architect not known.
Tudor Gothic style. Red brick with Portland stone dressings. 4 storey entrance tower with diagonal buttresses, crenellated parapet with corner pilasters and stripwork surrounding twin bell-openings. Large square-headed 4-light mullioned and transomed windows below dripmoulds, small-pane glazing. Doorframe with fine heraldic panel and inscribed lintel over 4-centred archway with paterae to deep mouldings, trefoils to spandrels. Flight of steps up flanked by parapets with ironwork lamp standards.
4 storey ranges continue along road with stepped and angled elevation; plain parapets, cross-windows with dripmoulds, small-pane glazing. Fine group of brickwork chimneys with spiral, chevron and other Tudor mouldings above parapets.
Similar treatment to E flank which also has a 3 window arched bridge spanning the road to meet older building (not of special interest).
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