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Jackson Hall

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

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Latitude: 51.4792 / 51°28'45"N

Longitude: -3.1807 / 3°10'50"W

OS Eastings: 318099

OS Northings: 176244

OS Grid: ST180762

Mapcode National: GBR KHM.RP

Mapcode Global: VH6FD.T2BW

Plus Code: 9C3RFRH9+MP

Entry Name: Jackson Hall

Listing Date: 19 May 1975

Last Amended: 30 April 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 13827

Building Class: Recreational

Location: To NW of County Club.

County: Cardiff

Community: Castle (Castell)

Community: Castle

Built-Up Area: Cardiff

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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1878; by George Robinson. Formerly used for racquets, fives and lawn tennis and known as Racquets Hall. Perhaps shows influence of Pritchard, egThe Rest, Porthcawl.


Pressed red brick with blue brick banding and some bathstone dressings. Broad chalet roof with, at top level, modern glazing set back behind screen formed by brick pier and 2 broad wooden arched; brick balustrade. Below this, four arches with sexfoil windows in heads; on ground floor, doorway in L arch, paired sash windows in others. To R, lower block with roof slope facing street; 3 lancets to first floor, 2 Gothic arches to ground floor, boarded door in L arch, window in R. Plain L elevation with struts to eaves, and blocked windows.

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Striking piece of High Victorian Gothic polychromy.

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