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,109,St Mary Street,,,SOUTH GLAMORGAN,

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4794 / 51°28'45"N

Longitude: -3.1791 / 3°10'44"W

OS Eastings: 318213

OS Northings: 176259

OS Grid: ST182762

Mapcode National: GBR KJM.3N

Mapcode Global: VH6FD.V26R

Entry Name: ,109,St Mary Street,,,SOUTH GLAMORGAN,

Listing Date: 19 May 1975

Last Amended: 30 April 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 13804

Building Class: Commercial

Location: Opposite Howell's Store.

County: Cardiff

Community: Castle (Castell)

Community: Castle

Built-Up Area: Cardiff

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Later C19 by Alfred Waterhouse, architect, as offices for Prudential Assurance Company, a smaller version of his offices for Prudential in London and Liverpool.

Exterior

Four storeys including attic; 4 bays. Pressed red brick and terracotta. On first and second floors, mullioned and transomed windows in every bay. Attic storey with paired round-headed windows surmounted by a single ornate pinnacled gable to two centre bays; end bays with strapwork parapet and terracotta rectangular niches with dripmoulds. Ornately decorated panelled pilasters to attic storey.
Travertine ground floor shopfront.

Reasons for Listing

Rare example in Wales of work from the office of this important architect. Group value.

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