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Flyhalf & Firkin

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4789 / 51°28'44"N

Longitude: -3.1794 / 3°10'45"W

OS Eastings: 318192

OS Northings: 176212

OS Grid: ST181762

Mapcode National: GBR KJM.1S

Mapcode Global: VH6FD.V312

Entry Name: Flyhalf & Firkin

Listing Date: 30 April 1999

Last Amended: 30 April 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21691

Building Class: Commercial

Location: On corner with Golate.

County: Cardiff

Community: Castle (Castell)

Community: Castle

Built-Up Area: Cardiff

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Late C19 public house, formerly the "Queen's Vaults".

Exterior

Two storeys in red brick with polychrome tile corner public house front; slate roof.
Corner entrance with, to first floor, head of Queen Victoria, and inscription "The "The Queens Vaults"; lantern on wrought iron brackets. Fine polychrome tiled public house front in gold and green, cornice, dark fascia with inscription "Queens Vaults Wines Ind Coop & Co Ltd Entire". Two 3-light windows to Westgate Street, three 2-light windows to Golate, and further doorway.
In Westgate Street, first floor windows grouped 2-2-2-3-2; between floors, band of diapered brickwork over broad arch with 2 doorwaysto L. In Golate, first floor windows grouped 2 1; to R, in Golate, lower block with 5 first floor windows.

Reasons for Listing

Well-preserved Victorian public house with good polychrome tile work.

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