Basic Site Details

Name: Cardiff Castle
City or county: Cardiff
Country: Wales
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Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Castle  

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 518681879 Extensive remodelling
Item 2 of 519191924 Excavation and restoration of Roman fort; additions, alterations, furnishings and decoration of Castle
Item 3 of 519201922 Restoration of North Gate to Roman fort
Item 4 of 519221923 Restoration of Norman keep
Item 5 of 519231924 Entrance gateway, lodge and towers of Castle

People

Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 6William BurgesArchitectA18681879Extensive remodelling
Item 2 of 6William FrameArchitectA18681879Extensive remodelling - as assistant to William Burges
Item 3 of 6John Peter Dippie GrantArchitectB19191924Excavation and restoration of Roman fort; additions, alterations, furnishings and decoration of Castle
Item 4 of 6John Peter Dippie GrantArchitectC19201922Restoration of North Gate to Roman fort
Item 5 of 6John Peter Dippie GrantArchitectD19221923Restoration of Norman keep
Item 6 of 6John Peter Dippie GrantArchitectE19231924Entrance gateway, lodge and towers of Castle

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 2Bute, 3rd Marquess offor William Burges work
Item 2 of 2Bute, 4th Marquess of (John Crichton-Stuart)for J P D Grant work

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Crook, J Mordaunt1981William Burges and the High Victorian Dream London: John Murraypassim
Item 2 of 2Newman, J1995Glamorgan (The Buildings of Wales)GlamorganLondon: Penguin Bookspp194-210

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers John Peter Dippie Grant: F no1959 (microfilm reel 16)