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Elms Centre

A Grade II Listed Building in Adamsdown, Cardiff

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4866 / 51°29'11"N

Longitude: -3.1601 / 3°9'36"W

OS Eastings: 319547

OS Northings: 177038

OS Grid: ST195770

Mapcode National: GBR KNK.C2

Mapcode Global: VH6F7.5WRS

Entry Name: Elms Centre

Listing Date: 5 June 1980

Last Amended: 31 July 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18644

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Adjacent (to S) of Trinity Church.

County: Cardiff

Community: Adamsdown

Community: Adamsdown

Built-Up Area: Cardiff

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Built circa 1896-1897 as schoolrooms for adjacent Trinity Methodist Church. By Ingall and Sons, architects, of Birmingham.

Exterior

Built as Gothic style church hall and schools. Snecked Pennant stone, bathstone dressings, slate and tiled roofs. Gabled entrance bay, 2 storeys, has upper window of 3 lancets recessed under arch with stiff-leaf capitals, entrance doorway below. To L, polygonal stair turret with steep tiled pavilion roof, tall narrow windows with lights at 2 levels; to R, square stair tower of 2 stages, open work parapet with corner turrets, stepped buttresses, arched window to upper floor, square-headed window to ground floor. To L of entrance block further single-storey gabled block with 3-lancet window. To R of entrance block, single storey block with splayed bay window (gable over), flanked by window (L) and doorway (R) with gablets over.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as part of same complex as Trinity Methodist Church with which it has group value.

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