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Hayes Island Snack Bar

A Grade II Listed Building in Castle (Castell), Cardiff

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4799 / 51°28'47"N

Longitude: -3.1769 / 3°10'36"W

OS Eastings: 318370

OS Northings: 176313

OS Grid: ST183763

Mapcode National: GBR KJM.MG

Mapcode Global: VH6FD.W2DC

Entry Name: Hayes Island Snack Bar

Listing Date: 13 December 1996

Last Amended: 30 April 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18053

Building Class: Commercial

Location: Near SE corner of Old Library.

County: Cardiff

Community: Castle (Castell)

Community: Castle

Locality: Hayes Island

Built-Up Area: Cardiff

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Probably built 1911 as depot for parcels service operated by Cardiff City Tramways between 11 August 1911 and 1942, becoming snack bar after cessation of service.

Exterior

Timber; modern roof covering. North and S gables have half-timbering with raking braces. Upper walls half-timbered with roughcast panels with corner bracing, lower walls have horizontal boarding. Canopy with scalloped vertically boarded valence supported on wooden posts; later glazing to W side. South side has broad counter opening, E side has doorway, N and W sides have small windows.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for special interest as former tramway parcels depot, a rare survival of Cardiff's tramway system. Group value with other listed buildings at Hayes Island.

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