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,10,Market Street,Pontypridd,Pontypridd,,CF37 2ST

A Grade II Listed Building in Pontypridd, Rhondda Cynon Taff

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Latitude: 51.6025 / 51°36'9"N

Longitude: -3.3406 / 3°20'26"W

OS Eastings: 307250

OS Northings: 190150

OS Grid: ST072901

Mapcode National: GBR HQ.B8FJ

Mapcode Global: VH6DK.1ZTD

Entry Name: ,10,Market Street,Pontypridd,Pontypridd,,CF37 2ST

Listing Date: 26 February 2001

Last Amended: 26 February 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 24847

Building Class: Commercial

Location: Towards the N end of Market Street within a row of shop fronts, and in the pedestrianised area of the town centre.

County: Rhondda Cynon Taff

Town: Pontypridd

Community: Pontypridd

Community: Pontypridd

Built-Up Area: Pontypridd

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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Early C20 commercial facade.


An early C20 Arts-and-Crafts-style shop of 3 narrow storeys. The shop front has panelled flanking pilasters with end brackets to the plain replaced fascia. Three-quarter lit doors to the R sides have panels and are flanked by fluted pilaster strips to the inner sides. Plain windows and stall board. In the upper storeys the wall is white-brick and has a 2-storey oriel window with 3-light mullioned windows and prominent moulded transoms. It projects on a corbel with relief mask and foliage. The lower windows have foliage-enriched keystones. Between windows is a frieze of festoons painted in bright colours. The upper storey has more prominent keystones. The oriel is carried up to parapet level, the plain parapet having a billeted cornice. To the sides are panelled pilasters enriched with stylised classical mouldings. The roof is concealed behind the parapet.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for the special architectural interest of its Arts and Crafts frontage.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Market Tavern Hotel
    Within the pedestrianised area of the town centre on the N side of Market Chambers.
  • II Pets Corner
    At the N end of the shops on the ground floor of Market Chambers
  • II La Chop
    5c is the centre of the shops in the ground floor of Market Chambers.
  • II The Arcade
    On the W side of Market Chambers.
  • II Market Chambers
    On the corner with Church Street in the pedestrianised centre of the town. Market Chambers faces Market Street and incorporates shops known as 5-6 Market Street in its lower storey.
  • II Old Market Hall
    In the town centre, uphill from and W of the attached Market Chambers.
  • II Le Crazy Croissant
    5a-b occupies the S end of the lower storey of Market Chambers.
  • II Pontypridd United Church including attached second hall
    On the N side of the junction of Penuel Lane and Gelliwastad Road.

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