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Sunny Bank

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7466 / 51°44'47"N

Longitude: -3.3744 / 3°22'27"W

OS Eastings: 305211

OS Northings: 206218

OS Grid: SO052062

Mapcode National: GBR HN.15YF

Mapcode Global: VH6CY.GCGD

Entry Name: Sunny Bank

Listing Date: 13 January 1988

Last Amended: 13 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 11428

Building Class: Domestic

Location: High above road behind walled garden.

County: Merthyr Tydfil

Community: Town (Y Dref)

Community: Town

Locality: Thomastown

Built-Up Area: Merthyr Tydfil

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Shown on 1850 Tithe Map of Merthyr Tydfil.

Exterior

2-storey, 4-bay Regency stucco pair, hipped, tiled and slated roof.

Central pediment and rendered chimney over wide eaves with arched brackets; sill band. Sash windows with glazing bars to ground-floor right only, modern small-pane windows to left. Set-back transverse-gabled entrance bays with Tuscan doorcases (modern porch to left).

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  • II Bryn Heulog
    High above road behind walled garden.
  • II Merthyr Christian Centre
    On an elevated site against the hillside with gabled front closing the view up Church Street.
  • II The Rectory
    Detached T-plan house set on hillside with road curving forward from right above.
  • II Primrose Hill
    Detached house at top end of Church Street where the road turns at right-angles into Bryntirion Road.
  • II Springfield Villa
    Uphill from Rectory and reached by a diagonal roadway from Bryntirion Road near Sandbrook House. Detached in 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 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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