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Lloyd's Bank and Chambers

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4807 / 51°28'50"N

Longitude: -3.1805 / 3°10'49"W

OS Eastings: 318117

OS Northings: 176408

OS Grid: ST181764

Mapcode National: GBR KHM.T5

Mapcode Global: VH6FD.T1GQ

Entry Name: Lloyd's Bank and Chambers

Listing Date: 19 May 1975

Last Amended: 30 April 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 13729

Building Class: Commercial

Location: To right (N) of entrance block of Castle Arcade.

County: Cardiff

Community: Castle (Castell)

Community: Castle

Built-Up Area: Cardiff

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

1892, Architect, J A Chatwin of Birmingham.

Exterior

Classical stone building. Four storeys. five windows. Arched attic windows and crowning balustrade, lion heads, moulded keystones. Giant order of fluted Corinthian pilasters through 1st and 2nd storeys; entablature. Second floor windows rectangular headed: 1st floor windows with triangular pediments, and convex stone balconies. Rusticated arcaded ground storey; 3 windows to centre with scrolled keystones, similar doorway to L; to R, elaborate bank entrance with heavy lion-head keystone, relief spandrels, grey Bessbrook granite doorway.

Reasons for Listing

Ambitious late C19 classical commercial building.

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