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Former County Club

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4791 / 51°28'44"N

Longitude: -3.1804 / 3°10'49"W

OS Eastings: 318119

OS Northings: 176232

OS Grid: ST181762

Mapcode National: GBR KHM.TR

Mapcode Global: VH6FD.T2HY

Entry Name: Former County Club

Listing Date: 30 April 1999

Last Amended: 30 April 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21690

Building Class: Recreational

Location: Almost opposite Guildhall Place.

County: Cardiff

Community: Castle (Castell)

Community: Castle

Built-Up Area: Cardiff

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Circa 1895, by EWM Corbett, architect.

Exterior

Club building in pressed red brick and terracotta, with bathstone dressings (painted), slate roof, prominent tall red brick chimneys with panelling. "Queen Anne" style. Front of 3 bays with recessed centre between 2 gables. Mullion and transom windows. Above first floor, cornice, and frieze with swags. To centre, steps up to porch with 2 arches to front and single arches to sides. To left, splayed bay window to ground floor; to R, 2-storey polygonal bay. To rear, 2-storey bow window to L, and pair of 2-storey splayed bay windows to R. Advanced basement arcade of 7 arches with terracotta balustrade supports iron verandah of 7 segmental arches on columns with floral capitals, iron balustrade to balcony above.

Reasons for Listing

Well-preserved "Queen Anne style" building. Group value with adjacent listed buildings.

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