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,6,Mount Stuart Square,,,SOUTH GLAMORGAN,

A Grade II Listed Building in Butetown, Cardiff

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4652 / 51°27'54"N

Longitude: -3.1675 / 3°10'2"W

OS Eastings: 318995

OS Northings: 174677

OS Grid: ST189746

Mapcode National: GBR KLS.QQ

Mapcode Global: VH6FF.1FTL

Entry Name: ,6,Mount Stuart Square,,,SOUTH GLAMORGAN,

Listing Date: 19 May 1975

Last Amended: 21 August 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 13993

Building Class: Commercial

Location: To right of Nos 4 & 5 set into a line of commercial properties midway along this side of the square; opposite the former Coal Exchange.

County: Cardiff

Community: Butetown

Community: Butetown

Built-Up Area: Cardiff

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Circa 1858. Probably by Alexander Roos, architect to Bute Estate. Original houses from Mount Stuart Dquare development later adapted for business use.

Exterior

Each of three storeys, one window-bay. Slate roofs, brick chimneys. Stucco, with some scribing in imitation of ashlar, rusticated ground floor with shallow plinth. Cornice and parapet. Second floor windows broad tripartite, with cornice at sill level over first floor windows of Venetian type with tripartite openings articulated by Doric pilasters, and shell motif in small tympanum above. Cornice above rusticated ground floor. Ground floor of No 6 largely unaltered and has segmental-headed doorway with stucco voussoirs and to its right three light window. Ground floor of No 7 has window with two light light modern glazing and (to R), wide passageway (created in 1889) through to West Bute Street. Modern entrance doorway to No 7 immediately to L in passage.

Reasons for Listing

A significant survivor of the oldest domestic buildings in Mount Stuart Square, converted to commercial use. Group value.

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