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No.45 King Street,,,,,dyfed,

A Grade II Listed Building in Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8572 / 51°51'26"N

Longitude: -4.3048 / 4°18'17"W

OS Eastings: 241373

OS Northings: 220140

OS Grid: SN413201

Mapcode National: GBR DG.T2W9

Mapcode Global: VH3LH.BLL3

Entry Name: No.45 King Street,,,,,dyfed,

Listing Date: 19 May 1981

Last Amended: 28 November 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 9469

Building Class: Commercial

Location: Situated roughly in continous built up row, opposite Probate Office.

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Carmarthen (Caerfyrddin)

Community: Carmarthen

Built-Up Area: Carmarthen

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

Built in 1881 to designs by G. Hutchings, town surveyor, as Capital House, then leased to Cash & Co., boots and shoes who opened a branch here in 1884. In 1914 and 1926, D. W. Lewis, wholesale grocer. Premises of W. Kingsbury Ltd. electrical suppliers, 2002.

Exterior

Commercial premises, painted stucco with close-eaved slate gabled roof with rendered C20 stack to right. Three storeys, 2-bays, moulded stuccoed surrounds with small brackets below sills to windows. Horned sash windows with marginal glazing to upper floor, larger tripartite horned sashes on first floor. Ground floor full-width later C19 shop front with recessed centre doorway and flanking windows each of 2 lights in common casing of timber pilasters and moulded modillion cornice on enriched scroll consoles, the cornice also over moulded 5-panel house door to left with plain overlight. Rear is taller with full height basement.

Interior

Ground floor shop with basement stairs.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a later C19 stucco terraced building with complete surviving original shopfront.

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