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Brains

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4779 / 51°28'40"N

Longitude: -3.177 / 3°10'37"W

OS Eastings: 318355

OS Northings: 176093

OS Grid: ST183760

Mapcode National: GBR KJN.L5

Mapcode Global: VH6FD.W39W

Entry Name: Brains

Listing Date: 30 April 1999

Last Amended: 30 April 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21657

Building Class: Commercial

Location: Almost opposite Wood Street.

County: Cardiff

Community: Castle (Castell)

Community: Castle

Built-Up Area: Cardiff

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Circa 1910/20.

Exterior

Tall building of 4 storeys, 2 windows. Portland stone facing, mainly sash glazing. Pediment with oculus; chanelled pilaster strips to ends. Top floor has thermal windows with keystones. Second floor has tripartite windows under cornices. On first floor, tripartite windows whose keystones rise into open pediments. Tall banded ground floor with 2 arches; window to L, doorway to R.

Reasons for Listing

Well-preserved commercial frontage in conservation area.

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