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Latitude: 51.517 / 51°31'1"N
Longitude: -3.2581 / 3°15'29"W
OS Eastings: 312800
OS Northings: 180534
OS Grid: ST128805
Mapcode National: GBR HT.HR5X
Mapcode Global: VH6F5.G4YF
Entry Name: Whitehall
Listing Date: 9 October 1996
Last Amended: 24 February 2000
Source ID: 17264
Building Class: Domestic
Location: Opposite Golf Clubhouse, in mature period gardens.
Community: Radyr and Morganstown (Radur a Phentre-poeth)
Community: Radyr and Morganstown
Built-Up Area: Cardiff
Traditional County: Glamorgan
Dated 1928 on rainwater heads. By Percy Thomas, architect, of Cardiff. Built for Rupert Phillips; formerly known as Greenway.
Large suburban house in late Arts-and-Crafts style. Two storeys plus attic in unusually deep and steeply-pitched hipped roof. Roughcast render, tiled roof, overhanging roughcast eaves, large part blue brick stacks to ends, smaller stack to ridge. Small-pane casement glazing with tiled sills. Roadside elevation has 3 hipped tile-hung dormers in the steeply-pitched roof which sweeps down to ends at still steeper pitch; 4-window range including to right a 2-storey splayed bay and to left a recessed ground floor garden loggia with tiled roof. Narrow E end has brick plinth and recessed round-arched Lutyensesque doorway, original door with elaborate strap-hinges; lantern and bell-pull to right; above doorway 3-light first floor window beneath hipped roof, to left roof sweeps down over ground floor window. At rear, 3 hipped dormers as front; asymmetrical glazing; to right (W) roof sweeps down over kitchen block. Large fire-escape.
Long staircase hall to rear retains oak staircase. Former study retains, to fireplace wall, oak panelling with bookcases, fireplace with Delft tiles. Dining room retains a low Tudor-arched fireplace with stone surround and herringbone brick back. Four-panelled doors.
Listed as an accomplished well preserved suburban house by Percy Thomas, Wales' leading architect of the mid C20.
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