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The Rectory

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

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Latitude: 51.7462 / 51°44'46"N

Longitude: -3.3742 / 3°22'27"W

OS Eastings: 305222

OS Northings: 206168

OS Grid: SO052061

Mapcode National: GBR HN.15ZP

Mapcode Global: VH6CY.GCKQ

Entry Name: The Rectory

Listing Date: 13 January 1988

Last Amended: 13 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 11429

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Detached T-plan house set on hillside with road curving forward from right above.

County: Merthyr Tydfil

Community: Town (Y Dref)

Community: Town

Locality: Thomastown

Built-Up Area: Merthyr Tydfil

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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Shown on 1850 Tithe Map of Merthyr Tydfil.


2-storey, 3-bay Regency stucco front with narrow recessed centre bay, hipped slate roof with wide boxed eaves. Sash windows in plain reveals, tripartites to ground-floor with cornices on voeute brackets. Modern centre doorway in glazed surround. Rear wing in similar style with original small-pane sashes.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Sunny Bank
    High above road behind walled garden.
  • II Springfield Villa
    Uphill from Rectory and reached by a diagonal roadway from Bryntirion Road near Sandbrook House. Detached in walled garden.
  • 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 Primrose Hill
    Detached house at top end of Church Street where the road turns at right-angles into Bryntirion Road.
  • 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.

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