Built in the early 1900s, the
once housed the Glamorgan County Council but is now home to departments of . With its tall Corinthian
columns, the classical facade is impressive, though it’s the massive blocks of sculpture
that sit on each side of the frontage that the building is most famous for.
They are tributes to the origins of Cardiff University ’s
wealth, one group representing navigation, the other mining. It was a very grey
winter’s day today so this image doesn’t show the building at its best, but you can see the mining sculpture in more detail in a previous blog. Cardiff