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St.Saviours Vicarage (Including Cottage attached to SE) Splott Road.

A Grade II Listed Building in Splott, Cardiff

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4821 / 51°28'55"N

Longitude: -3.1479 / 3°8'52"W

OS Eastings: 320387

OS Northings: 176532

OS Grid: ST203765

Mapcode National: GBR KRL.3N

Mapcode Global: VH6FF.D06M

Entry Name: St.Saviours Vicarage (Including Cottage attached to SE) Splott Road.

Listing Date: 24 June 1992

Last Amended: 8 April 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 14129

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Near SE end of Splott Road. Set at a skewed angle to the road, within rubble walled grounds bordered by Splott Road, Courtenay Road, and Farmville Road.

County: Cardiff

Community: Splott (Y Sblot)

Community: Splott

Built-Up Area: Cardiff

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Formerly the farmhouse to lower Splott Farm which is mentioned in a document of 1740 relating to the manor of Llandaff. Completely remodelled in mid to late C19 and converted in 1914 into the vicarage of St Saviour's Church.

Exterior

Two storey villa with scribed render elevations and hipped slate roof with overanging boarded eaves and red brick chimney stacks. Three window main elevations with painted plinth, deep band course to middle, and similar band to eaves; unhorned sash windows with glazing bars creating broader central panes. The main front faces Courtenay Road with added flat-roofed porch across the left hand part; includes paired round-headed windows and 4-centred dressed stone arch doorway to the end, behind which is the earlier half-glazed entrance. Splayed ground floor bay to Splott Road front; offset openings to 5-window garden front to NE and 2-windows at rear face down Splott Road. Former Dairy Cottage attached and stepped down beyond with frontage to Splott Road retaining original windows; porch and end chimney; modern windows to rear.

Interior

Mid-to-late C19 staircase opposite entrance with S-shaped tread ends and scrolled newel.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a stylistically distinctive building for this area of largely late C19 buildings, and for its importance to the history of Splott with its origins in pre-industrial Cardiff.

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