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No 17, St James Gardens (W Side),,,,,west Glamorgan,

A Grade II Listed Building in Uplands, Swansea

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6197 / 51°37'10"N

Longitude: -3.9618 / 3°57'42"W

OS Eastings: 264282

OS Northings: 193030

OS Grid: SS642930

Mapcode National: GBR WP4.01

Mapcode Global: VH4K9.8KX6

Entry Name: No 17, St James Gardens (W Side),,,,,west Glamorgan,

Listing Date: 25 July 1994

Last Amended: 25 July 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 14611

Building Class: Domestic

Location: To W of gardens, set behind small forecourts with brick walls and gatepiers.

County: Swansea

Community: Uplands

Community: Uplands

Built-Up Area: Swansea

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Circa 1890.

Exterior

Terrace of 11 houses, stepping up road. Three storeys, red brick with bathstone dressings (mainly painted), roofs mainly replaced in tiles or slate substitute, red brick chimneys. Mainly original sash glazing but replaced at Nos 17, 19, 21 and (partially) at No 22.

Each building has on second floor, to L, tripartite window under stone lintel, to R window with stone lintel; sill course steps up with buildings. On second floor, to L, splayed bay window slightly recessed under segmental brick arch with keystone; to R, window with stone cornice above which is round brick arch with keystone. On ground floor to L, bathstone splayed bay set slightly forward of that above with balustrade and pediment, 2 segmentally-headed windows to front, single segmentally-headed window to splays; to R entrance doorway flanked by pilasters segmental head (with balustrade over), panelled door with overlight.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a group of houses with a strong contribution to the conservation area, in a prominent position overlooking St James’ Gardens, and for group value with adjacent listed buildings in the area.

Group value.

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