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The Arcade

A Grade II Listed Building in Pontypridd, Rhondda Cynon Taff

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6021 / 51°36'7"N

Longitude: -3.3408 / 3°20'26"W

OS Eastings: 307234

OS Northings: 190107

OS Grid: ST072901

Mapcode National: GBR HQ.B8CG

Mapcode Global: VH6DK.1ZPP

Entry Name: The Arcade

Listing Date: 26 February 2001

Last Amended: 26 February 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 24896

Building Class: Commercial

Location: On the W side of Market Chambers.

County: Rhondda Cynon Taff

Town: Pontypridd

Community: Pontypridd

Community: Pontypridd

Built-Up Area: Pontypridd

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

The Arcade has 7-bay roof of arched-brace steel trusses on corbels with a span of 9.75m. The 3 central bays have apex ridge lights. A proscenium arch is at the N end with pediment and classical capitals. The central aisle has plain Tuscan iron columns with plain entablature demarcating the stalls.

Interior

The Arcade has 7-bay roof of arched-brace steel trusses on corbels with a span of 9.75m. The 3 central bays have apex ridge lights. A proscenium arch is at the N end with pediment and classical capitals. The central aisle has plain Tuscan iron columns with plain entablature demarcating the stalls.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for architectural interest as a late Victorian public building retaining original character, and for group value with the Old Market Hall and Market Tavern Hotel.

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