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The Jug & Platter (Formerly The Bute Dock)

A Grade II Listed Building in Butetown, Cardiff

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Latitude: 51.4657 / 51°27'56"N

Longitude: -3.1665 / 3°9'59"W

OS Eastings: 319065

OS Northings: 174726

OS Grid: ST190747

Mapcode National: GBR KLS.YJ

Mapcode Global: VH6FF.2FC7

Plus Code: 9C3RFR8M+7C

Entry Name: The Jug & Platter (Formerly The Bute Dock)

Listing Date: 19 May 1975

Last Amended: 21 August 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 14020

Building Class: Commercial

Location: Stepped down to left of the National Westminster Bank near the entrance to Mount Stuart Square. Docks Non-Political Club to rear.

County: Cardiff

Community: Butetown

Community: Butetown

Built-Up Area: Cardiff

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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The Bute Dock Hotel was licensed in 1839 when this building was probably constructed; later enlargement. After more than 150 years as "The Bute Dock", name changed to "Jug & Platter" late 1990s.


Late Georgian 2-storey, 3 2-bay front, earlier and taller to left. The symmetrical 3-bay part is in colourwashed brick with parapet, cornice, plinth and band course between floors. Slate roof with brick end chimney stacks (cut down to left); skylights. 12-pane sash window to 1st floor and camber-headed tripartite horned sashes to ground floorwith keystones and voussoirs. Central entrance with pilastered doorcase and cornice; simple diamond paned overlight and panelled double doors. 2-window part is rendered with gable parapet at right adjoining National Westminster Bank. 16-pane sashes to 1st floor, offset to left; overall public house with paired cornice bracket and pilasters flanking central tripartite bar window, entrance to right and former doorway to left; panelled double doors.

Reasons for Listing

Amongst earliest buildings in Bute Town. Group value.

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