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Entrance Block to Castle Arcade, Castle

Description: Entrance Block to Castle Arcade

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 30 April 1999
Cadw Building ID: 21712

OS Grid Coordinates: 318132, 176398
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4801, -3.1791

Location: St Mary St, CastleCardiff CF10 1PY

Locality: Castle
County: Cardiff
Country: Wales
Postcode: CF10 1PY

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Listing Text

Almost opposite entrance of High Street Arcade.

Circa 1887.


Four storey block of 9 windows arranged 2-2-1-2-2 in shallow bays; horned sash windows. Pressed yellow brick; bathstone dressings (painted), slate roof; end bays with steeply-pitched pavilion roofs with round-arched dormer windows. Bracketed cornice with medallion frieze. Round arched windows to top floor, camber-headed windows to 1st and 2nd floors, colonettes, relief aprons. Centre has 2 storey splayed oriel window to 1st and 2nd floors. Round arched entrance to arcade with relief spandrels; flanking modern shopfronts.

Reason for Listing
Entrance block to finest of Cardiff's shopping arcades.

J Newman, Glamorgan (Buildings of Wales Series), 1995, p 216.

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Almost opposite entrance of High Street Arcade.

Source: Cadw

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