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Springfield (Deaf and Dumb Mission)

A Grade II Listed Building in Uplands, Swansea

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6207 / 51°37'14"N

Longitude: -3.9611 / 3°57'39"W

OS Eastings: 264335

OS Northings: 193142

OS Grid: SS643931

Mapcode National: GBR WP7.GF

Mapcode Global: VH4K9.9J9F

Entry Name: Springfield (Deaf and Dumb Mission)

Listing Date: 25 July 1994

Last Amended: 25 July 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 14584

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Opposite N end of St James’ Gardens, to E of Bryn-cerrig.

County: Swansea

Community: Uplands

Community: Uplands

Built-Up Area: Swansea

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

House of circa 1870.

Exterior

Two storeys, pale ashlar, slate roof, tall chimneys to ends (but 2 central chimneys to ridge cut down), stone brackets to eaves, mainly horned sash glazing without glazing bars. South front has large 2-storey splayed bay to each end, first floor windows in shallow moulded surrounds, projecting sill band on corbels. Taller ground floor windows each have architrave with bracketed pediment and panels at frieze level. Between bays, wall has been cement rendered, single first floor window as in bays; on ground floor, former doorway (now window with modern glazing) has pediment on long brackets. Return to L has flat-roofed Doric porch, and 2 windows offset to side.

Reasons for Listing

Included as part of good group of mid Victorian domestic buildings in area, and for its contribution to townscape of conservation area on important site at top of E side of St James’ gardens.

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