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War Memorial and surrounding Railings and Gates

A Grade II Listed Building in Treherbert, Rhondda Cynon Taff

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6834 / 51°41'0"N

Longitude: -3.5513 / 3°33'4"W

OS Eastings: 292847

OS Northings: 199434

OS Grid: SS928994

Mapcode National: GBR HF.53G0

Mapcode Global: VH5GL.DYFC

Entry Name: War Memorial and surrounding Railings and Gates

Listing Date: 2 April 1996

Last Amended: 2 April 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17835

Building Class: Commemorative

Location: On W bank of River Rhondda N of St. Alban's Bridge in an iron railing enclosure with shrubs and flower beds.

County: Rhondda Cynon Taff

Community: Treherbert

Community: Treherbert

Locality: Blaenrhondda

Built-Up Area: Treherbert

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

War memorial of First World War commemorating men of Blaenrhondda.

Exterior

An obelisk of granite part rock faced and part finely dressed and polished. On square concrete base with 2 stage battered plinth and base with 4 sides of part engraved part metal inscriptions in Welsh and English to heroes of Blaenrhondda 1914-1918, surmounted by a polished cornice and obelisk shaft.

The enclosure comprises 4 lengths of metal railings and gates consisting of closely spaced uprights with decorative supports, corners and gateposts with orb finials.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a modest but effective monument of local significance.

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