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36 & 37

A Grade II Listed Building in Butetown, Cardiff

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4666 / 51°27'59"N

Longitude: -3.1667 / 3°10'0"W

OS Eastings: 319053

OS Northings: 174824

OS Grid: ST190748

Mapcode National: GBR KLS.X7

Mapcode Global: VH6FF.2D8K

Entry Name: 36 & 37

Listing Date: 20 August 1992

Last Amended: 21 August 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 14023

Building Class: Commercial

County: Cardiff

Community: Butetown

Community: Butetown

Built-Up Area: Cardiff

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Part of a development which includes 126-132 Bute Street dating from 1850-1851, and once known as Britannia Buildings. Contractors were Hemingway and Pearson, involved in building Britannina Bridge over Menai Strait and Bute East Dock. Originally two houses.

Exterior

Stucco front, three storeys, four window bays. Projecting cornice. Second floor squarish windows with small pane hornless sashes (3 over 6), and stone sills. First floor windows with horned large pane sashes, and architraves with cornices over. Blocking course at sill level. On Ground floor, to L, deeply set entrance doorway and square headed window with architrave. Then window converted from former doorway with bracketed cornice and to R larger window with architrave.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as part of an early terrace on important site in Butetown and for group value with listed buildings opposite.

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