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No.3 Princess Way,,,,,west Glamorgan,

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6186 / 51°37'6"N

Longitude: -3.9408 / 3°56'27"W

OS Eastings: 265728

OS Northings: 192866

OS Grid: SS657928

Mapcode National: GBR WSC.SY

Mapcode Global: VH4K9.MLZ2

Entry Name: No.3 Princess Way,,,,,west Glamorgan,

Listing Date: 6 March 1986

Last Amended: 30 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 11612

Building Class: Commercial

Location: Set at angle to S end of dual carriageway, right gable end to Salubrious Place.

County: Swansea

Community: Castle (Castell)

Community: Castle

Built-Up Area: Swansea

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

1874-5: By J Bacon Fowler, architect, for Messrs Strick & Bellingham. Victorian Gothic style.

Exterior

3 storey office block, snecked rubble facings with (badly eroded) freestone dressings. Steep slate roofs with large gable forward on left, parapets with finials, stems of chimneys to left and centre removed above sloping seatings. 3 slits to banded gable, wide relieving arch over cusped tripartite window, blind heads with disc ornament and punched spandrel rosettes; plain chamfered openings on right; cill bands. 7 windows to 1st floor, paired under relieving arches with shouldered heads, roll-moulded arches and detailing as before, sash windows with some glazing bars. Shouldered windows to ground floor with decayed colonnettes etc, 2 modern doors, rendered gable end.

Interior

Interior retains openwell staircase of Baltic oak, Gothic newels and ironwork railings.

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