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Former Barry Docks Offices (now offices of Associated British Ports)

A Grade II* Listed Building in Barry, Vale of Glamorgan

Barry Docks Offices in Calender style. See comments for background information

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This unique building, built 1897-1900, is also in the Calender style having
2 circular windows in the East and West walls of the entrance hall, represent the Sun and
4 floors representing the seasons
7 lights in the window above the main front door
12 panels in the Porch
31 steps to the Portland stone staircase
52 marble fireplaces
365 windows

Other examples of this type of building can be found at
Abbey Cwm Hir near Llandrindod Wells in Powys mid Wales,
Holm Eden Hall in Cumbria
Bedstone Court Shropshire
Photograph taken September 2019 

Uploaded by michael benjamin on 24 December 2019

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