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Locky's Cottage (former Workmen's Hut at Sea Lock to Roath Basin

A Grade II Listed Building in Butetown, Cardiff

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Latitude: 51.4618 / 51°27'42"N

Longitude: -3.1608 / 3°9'38"W

OS Eastings: 319455

OS Northings: 174288

OS Grid: ST194742

Mapcode National: GBR KNT.6Y

Mapcode Global: VH6FF.5JC7

Plus Code: 9C3RFR6Q+PM

Entry Name: Locky's Cottage (former Workmen's Hut at Sea Lock to Roath Basin

Listing Date: 20 August 1992

Last Amended: 21 August 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 14060

Building Class: Maritime

Location: On NW side and parallel to lock approximately 20 metres from inner lock gate.

County: Cardiff

Community: Butetown

Community: Butetown

Locality: Inner Harbour Area

Built-Up Area: Cardiff

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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Roath Basin built between 1868 and 1874. Building shown on Second Edition Ordnance Survey Map, surveyed 1898-99, but not on First Edition, surveyed 1876-78. Converted to catering use, 1990s.


Late C19 hut for workers at Roath Basin sealocks. Single-storey building in snecked brown stone, rock-faced, with slate roof and central chimney in coursed rock-faced stone. South-East elevation, facing lock has, to R, doorway, and 2 windows with deep stone lintels and sills. Gable ends to NE and SW have single windows with stone lintels and sills. To NW, facing away from lock, 2 windows as in gable ends.

Reasons for Listing

As interesting survival from port and for group value with Roath Basin sea lock.

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