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Our Lady of the Rosary Roman Catholic Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr Tydfil

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7496 / 51°44'58"N

Longitude: -3.3793 / 3°22'45"W

OS Eastings: 304878

OS Northings: 206552

OS Grid: SO048065

Mapcode National: GBR HN.0YHB

Mapcode Global: VH6CY.C9V4

Plus Code: 9C3RPJXC+R7

Entry Name: Our Lady of the Rosary Roman Catholic Church

Listing Date: 13 January 1988

Last Amended: 13 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 11393

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Occupying an elevated site above Brecon Road, between Pontmorlais West and The Walk.

County: Merthyr Tydfil

Community: Park (Parc)

Community: Park

Locality: Morganstown

Built-Up Area: Merthyr Tydfil

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

1893-4. "Built by Tom Rees of Ynysgored for Canon Wade". Plan form of chancel flanked by gabled chapels, aisled nave, lower transepts, W porch. C13 Gothic style.

Exterior

Snecked facings, pained freestone dressings, slate roofs with parapeted gables and crucifix finials, elongated corner buttresses without set-offs. 5-light stepped E window with cusped lights and linked hoodmoulds; cinquefoil above clerestory. W front with triple gable-light over stringcourse, stepped 5-lancet window with hoodmoulds, attached shafts etc. Gabled porch under sill-band, moulded trefoil-headed doorway of 3 orders flanked by gablet-buttresses, double boarded doors up steps.

Interior

Interior of 4-bay chancel with attached shafts to springers of panelled pointed ceiling; 5-bay nave with openwork trusses and alternating round and polygonal piers, lean-to aisle roofs.

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