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Barry Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Barry, Vale of Glamorgan

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3981 / 51°23'53"N

Longitude: -3.2849 / 3°17'5"W

OS Eastings: 310709

OS Northings: 167350

OS Grid: ST107673

Mapcode National: GBR HS.R4G2

Mapcode Global: VH6FR.04R0

Entry Name: Barry Hotel

Listing Date: 30 March 1995

Last Amended: 30 March 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15509

Building Class: Commercial

Location: On E corner of Broad Street and Windsor Road.

County: Vale of Glamorgan

Community: Barry (Y Barri)

Community: Barry

Built-Up Area: Barry

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Circa 1890.

Exterior

Three storeys plus attic, with high corner bay, large dormers, red brick with bathstone dressings, slate roofs, brick chimneys, mainly horned sash glazing; heavy bracketed cornice, and frieze of balusters between first and second floors. Basement area with iron railings. Polygonal corner has high pavilion roof, paired windows to faces of top three floors; at ground floor level, balcony (stone balusters) on heavy stone corbels and panelled piers with floral capitals; 3 entrance doorways with segmental overlights. Elevation to Broad Street has 3 large dormers with bathstone pediments and pinnacles; paired windows; cast-iron cresting between dormers. Four 3-window groups plus one of two windows; second, third, and fourth bays have 2-storey splayed bay windows, baluster frieze runs round building at this level. At R end, lower 2-storey block of 3 windows; balustraded parapet, brick pilasters, steps up to doorway (L), splayed corner with doorway to R. Windsor road elevation in similar style, but with only 2 dormers, and 2 bay windows.

Reasons for Listing

Imposing example of late C19 hotel architecture retaining character.

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