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,7&8,Park Place,,,SOUTH GLAMORGAN,

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4835 / 51°29'0"N

Longitude: -3.1747 / 3°10'28"W

OS Eastings: 318528

OS Northings: 176716

OS Grid: ST185767

Mapcode National: GBR KKL.35

Mapcode Global: VH6F6.XZJ3

Entry Name: ,7&8,Park Place,,,SOUTH GLAMORGAN,

Listing Date: 3 September 1984

Last Amended: 30 April 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 14103

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Opposite Greyfriars' Road.

County: Cardiff

Community: Castle (Castell)

Community: Castle

Built-Up Area: Cardiff

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Circa 1876, by W D Blessley, architect. Restored 1987-89 by Wigley Fox Partnership.

Exterior

Large Gothic semi-detached pair of houses, now modernised as offices. Three storeys, and basement. Snecked Pennant rubble with freestone dressings and weathered stringcourses. Hipped slate roofs, half hipped over pointed tripartite windows in central bays, gable heads to outer bays. Solid eaves band crossing top storey window heads with oculi over. Central chimney with polygonal stacks. Sash glazing set in mullioned windows. Four windows wide; paired splayed bays to centre stop at first floor. Broad band course between ground and first floor. Ground floor has shouldered-arched windows. Gothic-arched entrances in outer ground floor bays up parapetted stairs; flanking shafts with carved capitals.
End elevations have projecting cut down chimney stacks.

Reasons for Listing

Part of a group of well-preserved High Victorian middle-class houses in city centre.
Group value with adjacent listed buildings.

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