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BUTE PLACE, 1-3, BUTETOWN, CARDIFF

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NPRN 31747

Map Reference ST17SE

Grid Reference ST1913974635

Unitary (Local) Authority Cardiff

Old County Glamorgan

Community Butetown

Type of Site GOVERNMENT OFFICE, POST OFFICE

Broad Class CIVIL, COMMUNICATIONS

Period 19th Century

Site Description 1881 by E.G. Rivers

Merchant House is a landmark three storey listed Grade II building located on Bute Place in Cardiff Bay. The building was formerly a Post Office on the ground floor with offices above. The elevations are generally of face brickwork with dressed stone features to the main entrance portico, and the ground floor storey to the East and North elevations. The roof is of mansard construction, with slate finish to pitched elements. There are numerous high level chimneys. The roof perimeter is hidden by a feature dressed stone parapet on the East and North elevations, with traditonal eaves to the West elevation.

Source:- Structural Inspection Report LBC RCS2/1/1591 (NJR 10/09/2007)

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