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Pair of Obelisk Lamp Stands to W of City Hall

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.485 / 51°29'5"N

Longitude: -3.1794 / 3°10'45"W

OS Eastings: 318205

OS Northings: 176886

OS Grid: ST182768

Mapcode National: GBR KJK.2M

Mapcode Global: VH6F6.VX1Z

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

Listing Date: 30 April 1999

Last Amended: 30 April 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21693

Building Class: Civil

Location: Flanking W entrance to 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. 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 lamp stands. Group value with City Hall.

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