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West Lodge to Cardiff Castle, including attached Walls & Gateway

A Grade II* Listed Building in Castle, Cardiff

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4812 / 51°28'52"N

Longitude: -3.1846 / 3°11'4"W

OS Eastings: 317837

OS Northings: 176465

OS Grid: ST178764

Mapcode National: GBR KGM.X0

Mapcode Global: VH6FD.R19C

Entry Name: West Lodge to Cardiff Castle, including attached Walls & Gateway

Listing Date: 12 February 1952

Last Amended: 30 April 1999

Grade: II*

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21697

Building Class: Domestic

Location: At S entrance to Bute Park.

County: Cardiff

Community: Castle

Traditional County: Glamorgan

History

1860-63. By Alexander Roos, architect to Bute Estate.

Exterior

Two storey lodge in grey stone; Gothic; castellated, stone chimneys. Splayed oriel window over 2 Gothic windows; L return (inside park) has blocked Gothic doorway flanked by Gothic windows; on first floor, 2-light window flnked by single-light windows, all with hoodmoulds. To R of lodge, facing road, stone wall with pedestrian gateway. To W of lodge, castellated screen wall with braod gateway to Park, wooden gates; small pedestrian gateway with heraldic shield over. On W side of gateway, square turret, and length of stone wall.

Reasons for Listing

Grade II* as Integral part of the development of Cardiff Castle and Bute Park in C19. Group value with Animal Wall and Castle.

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