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SOUTH WALES ISLAMIC CENTRE; YEMENI MOSQUE AND ISLAMIC CENTRE; ISLAMIC CULTURE CENTRE, ALICE STREET

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NPRN 408815

Map Reference ST17SE

Grid Reference ST1885874994

Unitary (Local) Authority Cardiff

Old County Glamorgan

Community Butetown

Type of Site MOSQUE

Broad Class RELIGIOUS RITUAL AND FUNERARY

Period Modern

Site Description The South Wales Islamic Centre, Alice Street, Cardiff was built in the late 1970's in the classical Arabic style by Davies Llewellyn Partnership. The building occupies 250 square metres, and has an impressive bronze dome around which are 16 stained glass windows designed by students of the College of Art, Swansea. The lower parts of the structure are built of red bricks. The building includes a Women's centre, school, and main temple for worship.

Reference: COI photographs and notes, dated 1984.

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