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,9&10,Park Place,,,SOUTH GLAMORGAN,

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4837 / 51°29'1"N

Longitude: -3.1748 / 3°10'29"W

OS Eastings: 318521

OS Northings: 176734

OS Grid: ST185767

Mapcode National: GBR KKL.23

Mapcode Global: VH6F6.XZH0

Entry Name: ,9&10,Park Place,,,SOUTH GLAMORGAN,

Listing Date: 3 September 1984

Last Amended: 30 April 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 14104

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Opposite New Theatre.

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 High Victorian Gothic pair of houses. Three storeys and basement with paired full height bays to centre and entrance bays to outer ends. Snecked rubble with freestone dressings and weathered stringcourses, some brick to gables and chimney stacks (centre and ends). Slate roofs; twin gables rise over splayed bays which also have traceried gablets, bracket eaves. Four windows wide, paired and single pointed lights with stone shafts, cusping, carved capitals etc, sash windows. Pointed entrance archways up parapetted stairs, moulded arches on foliage corbels, recessed Gothic screens with side lights to doors, elaborate plasterwork to porches.

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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