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Newt & Cucumber

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4794 / 51°28'45"N

Longitude: -3.1778 / 3°10'40"W

OS Eastings: 318304

OS Northings: 176257

OS Grid: ST183762

Mapcode National: GBR KJM.DN

Mapcode Global: VH6FD.V2WR

Entry Name: Newt & Cucumber

Listing Date: 30 April 1999

Last Amended: 30 April 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21685

Building Class: Commercial

Location: On corner with Bakers' Row.

County: Cardiff

Community: Castle (Castell)

Community: Castle

Built-Up Area: Cardiff

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Late C19 development of shops with offices above.

Exterior

Three storeys plus attic. Six windows; yellow brick with extensive bathstone dressings includingwindow architraves entablatures and pilasters. Bracketed cornice with parapet broken by dormers with segmental pediments. On top floor, L bay has tripartite window, others 2-light mullion and transom windows with curvilinear pediments. On first floor, L bay has oriel window, others 3-light mullion and transom windows, but 4th bay has 2-light window with curved stone balcony; below this, entrance to chambers flanked by modernised shopfronts articulated by banded stone pilasters supporting bracketed cornice. Similar treatment to L return in Bakers' Row.

Reasons for Listing

Well-designed Victorian commercial block with group value with adjacent buildings.

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