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No.4 Chapel Row,georgetown,,,,,mid Glamorgan,

A Grade II Listed Building in Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr Tydfil

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7504 / 51°45'1"N

Longitude: -3.3854 / 3°23'7"W

OS Eastings: 304458

OS Northings: 206655

OS Grid: SO044066

Mapcode National: GBR HN.0WPG

Mapcode Global: VH6CY.88MG

Plus Code: 9C3RQJ27+5R

Entry Name: No.4 Chapel Row,georgetown,,,,,mid Glamorgan,

Listing Date: 22 August 1975

Last Amended: 13 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 11412

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated in open ground to E of Omnibus Depot and backing on to River Taff.

County: Merthyr Tydfil

Community: Park (Parc)

Community: Park

Locality: Georgetown

Built-Up Area: Merthyr Tydfil

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Octagonal chapel opened 1805, converted to Storehouse by 1836 Survey Plan; row of houses added ca 1825.

Exterior

2-storey terraced row with taller remains of polygonal structure at N end. Uniform rubble frontage with some rough dressings; continuous slate roof, hipped to S end, brick stacks. 2-window fronts (wider at S end), cemented reveals under voussoir lintels (painted to No 1), modern small-pane sash windows. Central 6-panel doors (offset to No 5). Low walled forecourts with plain cappings link to splayed outer wall of former chapel/warehouse forward on left; pale quoins and round-arched window openings.

To W of Chapel Row is a reconstructed section of canal with ironwork frame of the (relocated) Rhydycar Iron Bridge.

Reasons for Listing

No 4 Chapel Row is celebrated as birthplace in 1841 of the famous composer Joseph Parry.

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