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No 7, St James Crescent,,,,,west Glamorgan,

A Grade II Listed Building in Uplands, Swansea

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.619 / 51°37'8"N

Longitude: -3.9619 / 3°57'42"W

OS Eastings: 264273

OS Northings: 192957

OS Grid: SS642929

Mapcode National: GBR WP4.08

Mapcode Global: VH4K9.8KVQ

Entry Name: No 7, St James Crescent,,,,,west Glamorgan,

Listing Date: 25 July 1994

Last Amended: 25 July 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 14601

Building Class: Commercial

Location: To NW of ST James’ Church, slightly above road, behind shallow garden.

County: Swansea

Community: Uplands

Community: Uplands

Built-Up Area: Swansea

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Italianate house of circa 1870, now offices.

Exterior

Stucco, with stucco quoins and band course at first floor sill levels, slate roof with bracketed eaves, rendered chimneys; horned sash glazing. Two storey block to L, (small gabled dormer in roof), three storey projecting gabled wing to R; banded pilaster strips to angles. Left block has central bay flanked by pilasters, slightly at impost level; double-leaf doors and overlight, balustrade over; first floor round-headed window with moulded surround above, and string at imposts level; dentil cornice over. Outer bays each have on first floor, paired camber-headed windows in moulded surrounds, band course at sill level, on ground floor, splayed bay window with scrolled brackets at angles.

Gabled wing has round-headed horned sash window to second floor, Venetian window to first floor, splayed bay window with scrolled brackets at angles on ground floor. Left return has ground floor open loggia with Doric pillars.

Reasons for Listing

Almost unaltered example of mid-Victorian villa.

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