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Latitude: 51.4651 / 51°27'54"N
Longitude: -3.1675 / 3°10'3"W
OS Eastings: 318991
OS Northings: 174659
OS Grid: ST189746
Mapcode National: GBR KLS.QR
Mapcode Global: VH6FF.1FTQ
Entry Name: ,9,Mount Stuart Square,,,SOUTH GLAMORGAN,
Listing Date: 19 May 1975
Last Amended: 21 August 1998
Source ID: 13996
Building Class: Commercial
Location: To right of Nos 6 & 7 set into a line commercial properties near the S nd of the square; opposite the former Coal Exchange.
Built-Up Area: Cardiff
Traditional County: Glamorgan
Circa 1858. Probably by Alexander Roos, architect to Bute Estate. Original houses from Mount Stuart Square development later adapted for business use.
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 openings articulated by Doric pilasters and Venetian type with tripartite openings articulated by Doric pilasters and shell motif in small tympanum above. Cornice over rusticated ground floor. Ground floor of No 8 has square-headed doorway and to its R large three-light shop window with modern round arched glazing.
Ground floor of No 9 has bathstone later C19 commercial front (on grey stone plinth) dated 1889. C16/C17 Flemish Renaissance style, by W D Blessley. architect. Front consists of deep entablature with cornice. 'Perch Buildings' in bronze lettering on frieze, architrave with decorated keystones and cartouche over doorway, where entablature breaks forward, and is surmounted by small triangular pediment. Doorway flanked by pilasters with swagged capitals. To R of door, 3 windows with bulbous columns. Decorated panels in plinth below.
A significant survivor of the oldest domestic buildings in Mount Stuart Square, converted to commercial use. Group value.
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