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Warehouse Adjacent to Marquess of Bute's Warehouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Butetown, Cardiff

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4754 / 51°28'31"N

Longitude: -3.1711 / 3°10'16"W

OS Eastings: 318759

OS Northings: 175812

OS Grid: ST187758

Mapcode National: GBR KKP.X2

Mapcode Global: VH6FD.Z5DS

Entry Name: Warehouse Adjacent to Marquess of Bute's Warehouse

Listing Date: 20 August 1992

Last Amended: 14 March 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 13983

Building Class: Commercial

Location: Sited well back from Lloyd George Avenue, formerly on N quayside of Bute West Dock (now filled in). N front visible from Herbert Street. Adjacent to Marquess of Bute's Warehouse, and with S front alig

County: Cardiff

Community: Butetown

Community: Butetown

Built-Up Area: Cardiff

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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Exterior

Later C19 warehouse. Hipped slate roof, walls in snecked brown stone, with rounded corners. Three storeys. Five bays to S front, second and fourth bays full height loading bays, small gabled hood over fourth bay. Camber-headed windows with stone sills, largely retaining stone pane wooden glazing. Three bays facing W in similar style, L bay on ground floor obscured by connecting passage to adjacent warehouse to W. North elevation has ground floor obscured by added passage, but to R, 3 bays in same style as S front (ie top of loading bay flanked by 2 windows). To L, wing at right angles, 3 storeys, full-height loading bay flanked by camber-headed windows; side elevations blank, in red brick.
Interior has to W; 3 bays divided by 2 rows each of 3 cruciform-sectioned iron columns supporting wooden beams on which wooden floors are laid. To E, beyond wall, single row of 6 cast-iron columns continued into N wing supporting wooden floors in same way.

Reasons for Listing

Part of a group of 3 well preserved C19 warehouses on former N quayside of Bute West Dock. Group value.

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