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Workmen's Hut at Sea Lock to Roath Basin

A Grade II Listed Building in Butetown, Cardiff

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Latitude: 51.4611 / 51°27'40"N

Longitude: -3.1606 / 3°9'38"W

OS Eastings: 319466

OS Northings: 174213

OS Grid: ST194742

Mapcode National: GBR KNV.85

Mapcode Global: VH6FF.5JGR

Plus Code: 9C3RFR6Q+FQ

Entry Name: 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: 14061

Building Class: Maritime

Location: On SE side and parallel to lock, approx. 40 metres from outer 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.


Single-storey building with slate roof. Snecked brown stone, rock-faced but elevation facing lock has more shallow rock-facing. Chimney in rock-faced brown stone. Elevation facing lock has central casement window with stone lintel and sill flanked by 2 doorways with stone lintels. Gable ends have single windows with fixed glazing. No openings in rear elevation.

Reasons for Listing

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

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