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,4,Bute Esplanade,,,SOUTH GLAMORGAN,

A Grade II Listed Building in Butetown, Cardiff

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4618 / 51°27'42"N

Longitude: -3.1691 / 3°10'8"W

OS Eastings: 318877

OS Northings: 174293

OS Grid: ST188742

Mapcode National: GBR KLT.CY

Mapcode Global: VH6FF.0JZ8

Entry Name: ,4,Bute Esplanade,,,SOUTH GLAMORGAN,

Listing Date: 20 August 1992

Last Amended: 21 August 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 13959

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Facing south on Bute Esplanade.

County: Cardiff

Community: Butetown

Community: Butetown

Built-Up Area: Cardiff

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Two houses from terrace formerly of 12 houses, of which 7 remain. Circa 1857, perhaps by Alexander Roos, architect to Bute Estate.

Exterior

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.

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