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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
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
Built-Up Area: Treherbert
Traditional County: Glamorgan
War memorial of First World War commemorating men of Blaenrhondda.
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.
Listed as a modest but effective monument of local significance.
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