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Flight of Steps from Upper to Lower Terrace at Insole Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Llandaff, Cardiff

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Latitude: 51.4919 / 51°29'30"N

Longitude: -3.2252 / 3°13'30"W

OS Eastings: 315035

OS Northings: 177701

OS Grid: ST150777

Mapcode National: GBR K5H.T5

Mapcode Global: VH6F6.1RTQ

Plus Code: 9C3RFQRF+PW

Entry Name: Flight of Steps from Upper to Lower Terrace at Insole Court

Listing Date: 30 June 2003

Last Amended: 30 June 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 81263

Location: On the south side of the house and part of the important group of estate buildings surrounding Insole Court.

County: Cardiff

Town: Cardiff

Community: Llandaff (Llandaf)

Community: Llandaff

Built-Up Area: Cardiff

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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Probably built in c1860 for J H Insole, the local colliery and shipping owner. Likely to be nearly contemporary with the first build of the house.


Bath limestone ashlar. Double flight of steps descending two terraces from the house to the sunken lawn. Each flight with six steps with ramped sides and blocks at each corner. The top blocks are large enough to carry couchant terracotta lions.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value as part of the garden and estate buildings of a significant Victorian mansion with a chequered history.

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