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Primrose Hill

A Grade II Listed Building in Town (Y Dref), Merthyr Tydfil

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Latitude: 51.7471 / 51°44'49"N

Longitude: -3.3748 / 3°22'29"W

OS Eastings: 305183

OS Northings: 206267

OS Grid: SO051062

Mapcode National: GBR HN.15TZ

Mapcode Global: VH6CY.GC71

Entry Name: Primrose Hill

Listing Date: 22 August 1975

Last Amended: 13 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 11425

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Detached house at top end of Church Street where the road turns at right-angles into Bryntirion Road.

County: Merthyr Tydfil

Community: Town (Y Dref)

Community: Town

Locality: Thomastown

Built-Up Area: Merthyr Tydfil

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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Early to mid C19.


3-storey, 3-bay cement-rendered elevation, ground-floor rusticated. Hipped tiled roof. Smaller pivot windows without glazing bars to second-floor; sashes with glazing bars to lower floors. Simplified pilastered doorcase with modern door and fanlight. Small enclosed forecourt with right-hand gatepiers.

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  • II Merthyr Christian Centre
    On an elevated site against the hillside with gabled front closing the view up Church Street.
  • II Bryn Heulog
    High above road behind walled garden.
  • II Sunny Bank
    High above road behind walled garden.
  • II Former Unitarian Chapel
    Set in terraced row close to corner with Church Street.
  • II Newton House
    Pair of terraced houses stepped in slope towards Church Street.
  • II Newton House
    Pair of terraced houses stepped in slope towards Church Street.
  • II The Rectory
    Detached T-plan house set on hillside with road curving forward from right above.
  • II Boer War Memorial & Railings
    Set away from road on a modelled, grassy hillside overlooking the town centre; recreation ground to N.

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