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Entrance block to High Street Arcade

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4811 / 51°28'51"N

Longitude: -3.1788 / 3°10'43"W

OS Eastings: 318235

OS Northings: 176453

OS Grid: ST182764

Mapcode National: GBR KJM.50

Mapcode Global: VH6FD.V1BD

Entry Name: Entrance block to High Street Arcade

Listing Date: 30 April 1999

Last Amended: 30 April 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21698

Building Class: Commercial

Location: About 50m N of St John's Church.

County: Cardiff

Community: Castle (Castell)

Community: Castle

Built-Up Area: Cardiff

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

1885. By T Waring & Son with J P Jones. Adjacent No 11 St John Street in same style retains original form of parapet lost on this block.

Exterior

Entrance block to High Street Arcade. Stucco. Three storeys, 3 bays with pilasters and banding. On top floor, central bay has 3 horned sash windows, outer bays 2 sash windows. On first floor, central bay has 4-light camber-headed window, outer bays 3-light camber-headed window (only R window retains original form of mullion and transom window with sash glazing). On ground floor, flanking entrance to arcade, large display windows to shops in arcade proper.

Reasons for Listing

Entrance block to arcade, one of the most characteristic features of Victorian Cardiff.

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