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Clergy House of the Church of St German of Auxerre

A Grade II Listed Building in Adamsdown, Cardiff

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4844 / 51°29'3"N

Longitude: -3.1592 / 3°9'33"W

OS Eastings: 319604

OS Northings: 176796

OS Grid: ST196767

Mapcode National: GBR KNK.KV

Mapcode Global: VH6F7.6Y6G

Entry Name: Clergy House of the Church of St German of Auxerre

Listing Date: 19 May 1975

Last Amended: 31 July 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 13755

Building Class: Domestic

Location: To S of St German's Church, on corner of Metal Street and Sun Street.

County: Cardiff

Community: Adamsdown

Community: Adamsdown

Built-Up Area: Cardiff

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

1893-94, by G F Bodley, architect, of London.

Exterior

House, 2 storeys, grey-pink Swelldon stone with bathstone dressings, slate roof, stone chimneys; double-pile plan. Facing Metal Street, 5 window asymmetrical front with slightly advanced entrance bay which runs up as gable, first floor window with 2 ogee lights; 4-mullioned overlight to ogee-headed doorway with hoodmould. To R of entrance, first floor has two 3-light windows at eaves, ground floor has 3-light mullion and transom window and 3-light Gothic window with cusped tracery; to L of entrance, first floor has window as R, ground floor has two 2-light mullion and transom windows with ogee heads. Facing Sun Street, gable end has first floor window of 3 cusped lights, and similar 2-light first floor window, to L, cross range has 2 first floor and 3 ground floor windows; single-storey block to L, 4-light mullion and transom window to gable above. Rear of house has three-2-storey gabled bays, R of these has 4-light mullion and transom stair window; others (rendered gables) have 3-light windows (glazed splays) to each floor.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as good unaltered example of clergy house by this important architect. Group value with church and former school.

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