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Pair of Obelisk Lamp Stands to SE of City Hall

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4851 / 51°29'6"N

Longitude: -3.1779 / 3°10'40"W

OS Eastings: 318308

OS Northings: 176893

OS Grid: ST183768

Mapcode National: GBR KJK.DL

Mapcode Global: VH6F6.VXVX

Plus Code: 9C3RFRPC+2R

Entry Name: Pair of Obelisk Lamp Stands to SE of City Hall

Listing Date: 30 April 1999

Last Amended: 30 April 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21669

Building Class: Civil

Location: To right (SE) of front entrance of City Hall

County: Cardiff

Community: Castle (Castell)

Community: Castle

Built-Up Area: Cardiff

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Contemporary with City hall and intended as lamp stands.

Exterior

Portland stone. Two obelisks on pedestals. At base of obelisks, ironwork with Cardiff arms to front, and to sides, ships' prows with griffin and wyvern figureheads whose heads bear lamp stands.

Reasons for Listing

Elaborate lampstands. Group value with City Hall.

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