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Site Details

NPRN 18159

Map Reference ST17SE

Grid Reference ST1916074551

Unitary (Local) Authority Cardiff

Old County Glamorgan

Community Butetown

Type of Site HOUSE

Broad Class DOMESTIC

Period 19th Century

Site Description One of the earliest domestic buildings in Butetown, number 7 Bute Crescent was built around 1840. It consists of three storeys and basement, with a stuccoed fa├žade and an iron rail surrounding the basement. There is a large sash window surrounded by deeply moulded stucco voussoirs and quoins in the rusticated first-storey. The entrance is a single door with a rectangular fanlight above which is a cornice supported by corbels. There are similar cornices above the second-storey windows. Number 7 has been combined with number 8 and is now part of the Eli Jenkins public house.

(Sources: Cadw Listed Buildings Database)
A.N. Coward, RCAHMW, 11.06.2018

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