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PARK HOUSE;TOWNHOUSE CLUB;BURGES HOUSE;20 PARK PLACE, CATHAYS, CARDIFF

Site Details



NPRN 19603

Map Reference ST17NE

Grid Reference ST1847076875

Unitary (Local) Authority Cardiff

Old County Glamorgan

Community Castle (Cardiff)

Type of Site HOUSE

Broad Class DOMESTIC

Period Post Medieval

Site Description 1. Before 1874 by William Burgess. Rusticated stone. 2 storey, basement and attic. Gothic columns arcade. Balcony Granite columns.

2. Built in 1874 to design by William Burges. In early French Gothic style. On first floor is an arcade of 3 bays with pointed Gothic arches. Above the arcade is a balcony with three windows of two lights with straight heads divided by Romanesque columns. On right hand side a gable with two similar windows divided by small Romanesque columns and a paired attic window above. In roof are two Gothic type dormers. Panelled arched roof to the staircase hall. Heavily beamed ceilings to the drawing room and dining rooms.
(Source: Cadw listing description; additional information taken from Pevsner, 'Glamorgan', 1995, pp. 218-9)
J Hill 03.10.2003

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