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Pair of obelisk Lamp Stands to SW of Law Courts

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4841 / 51°29'2"N

Longitude: -3.18 / 3°10'48"W

OS Eastings: 318158

OS Northings: 176784

OS Grid: ST181767

Mapcode National: GBR KHK.XY

Mapcode Global: VH6F6.TYQP

Entry Name: Pair of obelisk Lamp Stands to SW of Law Courts

Listing Date: 30 April 1999

Last Amended: 30 April 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21694

Building Class: Civil

Location: Near SW angle of Law Courts.

County: Cardiff

Community: Castle (Castell)

Community: Castle

Built-Up Area: Cardiff

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Contemporary with Law Courts.

Exterior

Portland stone. Two obelisks on pedestals. At base of obelisks, ironwork with Cardiff arms to front, and to sides, ships' prows with griffin and wyvern figureheads whose heads bear lamp stands.

Reasons for Listing

Elaborate lamp stands. Group value with Law Courts.

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