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District Education Office of Mid-Glamorgan County Council

A Grade II Listed Building in Park (Parc), Merthyr Tydfil

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Latitude: 51.7499 / 51°44'59"N

Longitude: -3.3774 / 3°22'38"W

OS Eastings: 305007

OS Northings: 206590

OS Grid: SO050065

Mapcode National: GBR HN.0Z10

Mapcode Global: VH6CY.D8VV

Plus Code: 9C3RPJXF+X2

Entry Name: District Education Office of Mid-Glamorgan County Council

Listing Date: 22 August 1975

Last Amended: 13 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 11468

Building Class: Commercial

Location: Dominant, highly-coloured building on terrace above the road, close to the junction with High Street.

County: Merthyr Tydfil

Community: Park (Parc)

Community: Town

Built-Up Area: Merthyr Tydfil

Traditional County: Glamorgan

Tagged with: Office building

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1911. First building designed by (Sir) Percy Thomas after he set up in practice with Ivor Jones.


4-storey, 7-bay Edwardian Baroque facade with red brick facings and terracotta dressings; slate roofs with chimneys to end parapets. Emphasised and rusticated centre bay with segmental pediment and flanking stacks, 2-storey splayed bay cantilevered over compressed first-floor windows with YMCA panel; arched, keyblocked and cavetto-splayed main entrance with recessed door-screen. Rusticated ends to pilastered outer bays with tripartite top windows, cornices and aprons to second-floor, first-floor with segmental arches. All small-pane glazing. Overall fascias with paired Doric half-columns to glazed outer ground-floor bays. Brick rear range with segmental bow facing W.


Full-height Imperial staircase within entrance hall, good ironwork handrail with trellised newels.

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