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Pair of Obelisk Lamp Stands to SW of City Hall

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

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Latitude: 51.4847 / 51°29'4"N

Longitude: -3.1787 / 3°10'43"W

OS Eastings: 318251

OS Northings: 176851

OS Grid: ST182768

Mapcode National: GBR KJK.6R

Mapcode Global: VH6F6.VYD6

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

Listing Date: 30 April 1999

Last Amended: 30 April 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21692

Building Class: Civil

Location: To left (SW) of main entrance to City Hall.

County: Cardiff

Community: Castle (Castell)

Community: Castle

Built-Up Area: Cardiff

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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Early C20, contemporary with City Hall. Intended as lamp stands.


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 lamp stands. Group value with City Hall.

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