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,20,Mount Stuart Square,,,SOUTH GLAMORGAN,

A Grade II Listed Building in Butetown, Cardiff

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4649 / 51°27'53"N

Longitude: -3.1685 / 3°10'6"W

OS Eastings: 318924

OS Northings: 174640

OS Grid: ST189746

Mapcode National: GBR KLS.HT

Mapcode Global: VH6FF.1F9V

Entry Name: ,20,Mount Stuart Square,,,SOUTH GLAMORGAN,

Listing Date: 19 May 1975

Last Amended: 21 August 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 14002

Building Class: Commercial

Location: At the western end of this side of the square stepped down from Baltic House to left, facing the former Coal Exchange.

County: Cardiff

Community: Butetown

Community: Butetown

Built-Up Area: Cardiff

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Late 1850s. Original house from Mount Stuart Square development, perhaps by Alexander Roos, architect to Bute Estate. Adapted for business use in later C19.

Exterior

Former house facing N of three storeys, one window-bay. Slate roof, brick chimney, stuccoed. Stucco, rusticated on ground floor with some scribing imitating ashlar on upper floors. Shallow plinth. Cornice and parapet, cornices also at first floor and second floor level. Second floor window broad tripartite, with horned sashes. First floor window of Venetian type with tripartite opening articulate by Doric pilasters and shell motiff in small tympanum above. Ground floor largely unaltered and has segmental-headed doorway with stucco voussoirs, and to its left broad window.

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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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Marine House
    At the western end of this side of the square stepped down from Baltic House to left. Facing N onto former Coal Exchange.
  • II Baltic House
    Occupying most of the south side of the Square opposite the main entrance of the former Coal Exchange. Formerly the site of three houses and an Independant Chapel.
  • II Mount Stuart House
    On the corner with James Street. Main entrance to NE corner, facing entrance lane to Mount Stuart Square.
  • II Aberdare House
    Detached opposite the SW corner of the former Coal Exchange.
  • II* Cardiff Exchange Building
    Prominently sited occupying the whole of the central area of the square.
  • II White Hart Public House
    Opposite Merthyr House, 20m E of corner with former Glamorgan Canal.
  • II Crichton House
    To right of and stepped up from No 10
  • II Pillar Box Outside former Coal Exchange
    On the pavement outside former coal exchange, opposite No 6 Mount Stuart Square.

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