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Glamorgan Archives
Wort, William, of Cardiff, plans

Reference code(s): GB 0214 DWOR

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: William S. Wort, architect, of Cardiff, plans

Short Title: Wort, William, of Cardiff, plans

Creation date(s): 1906-1975

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 29 plans

Name of creator(s): William S Wort


Administrative/Biographical history: William S. Wort was an architect (ARIBA), who designed buildings in Cardiff, Glamorgan, in the 1970s. He also accumulated earlier maps and plans.


Scope and content/abstract: Plans collected by William S. Wort, 1906-1975, consisting of: plans of Cardiff, including plans and sections of the Prince of Wales Theatre, St Mary Street, Cardiff, 1958; plans by Willmott and Smith of Cardiff, consists of plans and elevations of new residence for PDO Lloyd; facsimile reproduction of map of England and Wales from 'Theatrum Orbis Terrarum' by Willem and Johann Blaeu; and Ordnance Survey plans, 1906-[c. 1920].


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged according to type.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply.

Physical characteristics: Good to fair condition

Finding aids: A full version of the catalogue can be searched online at


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Information to be supplied.



Note: Title supplied from the contents of the fonds. The archive includes earlier printed maps collected by Wort.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Hayden Burns for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Glamorgan Record Office, Catalogue of records for William S Wort of Cardiff, architect.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: April 2004

Architects | Wales | Cardiff
Buildings | Wales | Cardiff | Designs and plans
Theatres | Wales | Cardiff | Designs and plans

Personal names
Wort , William S. , architect of Cardiff

Corporate names

Cardiff (Wales)

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