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Oz Bar

A Grade II Listed Building in Castle (Castell), Cardiff

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4794 / 51°28'45"N

Longitude: -3.1792 / 3°10'45"W

OS Eastings: 318208

OS Northings: 176266

OS Grid: ST182762

Mapcode National: GBR KJM.3M

Mapcode Global: VH6FD.V25Q

Entry Name: Oz Bar

Listing Date: 26 March 1976

Last Amended: 30 April 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 14074

Building Class: Commercial

Location: On corner with Guildhall Place.

County: Cardiff

Community: Castle (Castell)

Community: Castle

Built-Up Area: Cardiff

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Former bank. Later C19. Possibly 1881-2 and by W D Blessley, architect.

Exterior

Three storey stuccoed corner building. Cornices and parapet; steeply-pitched hipped slate roof, tall stack to L. St Mary Street front with 2 pairs of round-headed sash windows with balustrades on 2nd floor (relif of figure with harp between). Modillion cornice and frieze above first floor; ground and first floor rusticated. Paired rectangular headed transomed and mullioned windows to first floor; 4 arcaded round-headed windows on ground floor with round-headed doorway with triangular pediment above ground floor entablature at north end. Return along Guildhall Placet with less regular but with similar openings; stuccoed stacks.

Reasons for Listing

Late C19 bank with elaborate stucco frontage. Group value.

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