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Latitude: 51.4618 / 51°27'42"N
Longitude: -3.1692 / 3°10'9"W
OS Eastings: 318871
OS Northings: 174293
OS Grid: ST188742
Mapcode National: GBR KLT.BY
Mapcode Global: VH6FF.0JY8
Entry Name: ,3,Bute Esplanade,,,SOUTH GLAMORGAN,
Listing Date: 20 August 1992
Last Amended: 21 August 1998
Source ID: 13958
Building Class: Domestic
Location: Facing south on Bute Esplanade.
Built-Up Area: Cardiff
Traditional County: Glamorgan
Two houses from terrace formerly of 12 houses, of which 7 remain. Circa 1857, perhaps by Alexander Roos, architect to Bute Estate.
Two storeys plus attic, two windows. Stuccoed brick, rusticated on ground floor, roofs tiled, rendered chimneys, each with 4 pots. Single gabled dormer to each house. Parapet and heavy cornice. First floor windows with cornices and architraves. Band course at sill level. Further band course above rusticated ground floor. No 4 has bracketed cornice over doorway with architraves. No 3 similar but has lost its cornice. Houses have porches with Minton - type tiled dados, floor to No 3 tiled, floor to No 4 in mosaic. Inner doors half-glazed with patterned frosted glass. No 3 retains original 5-panelled entrance door. Ground floor window to No 4 has stucco voussoirs. No 3 has semi-circular bay window with balustrade, dentil cornice and Tuscan pilasters as mullions. Bay on grey stone plinth. No 3 has horned sash glazing. No 4 has replacement glazing. At rear, each house has a 2-storey extension with tall chimney stack.
Two houses from the early development of Butetown, well preserved.
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