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,176,Broadway,Treforest,Pontypridd,,CF37 1BH

A Grade II Listed Building in Pontypridd, Rhondda Cynon Taff

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5971 / 51°35'49"N

Longitude: -3.3304 / 3°19'49"W

OS Eastings: 307948

OS Northings: 189537

OS Grid: ST079895

Mapcode National: GBR HQ.BR03

Mapcode Global: VH6DR.737Z

Entry Name: ,176,Broadway,Treforest,Pontypridd,,CF37 1BH

Listing Date: 4 February 1980

Last Amended: 26 February 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 24911

Building Class: Domestic

Location: At the N end of the row.

County: Rhondda Cynon Taff

Town: Pontypridd

Community: Pontypridd

Community: Pontypridd

Locality: Treforest

Built-Up Area: Pontypridd

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

A piecemeal development begun in the second quarter of the C19, probably mainly corresponding with the enlargement of the Treforest Tinplate Works in 1835. Nos 161-72 are shown on the 1846 Tithe map, while Nos 172-6 were probably added soon after. Most of the houses are double-fronted with 2 ground floor rooms and winding stone stairs, a type characteristic of early C19 S Wales. At the S end, No 161 is larger and may have been a foreman's house, while Nos 162-4 were probably originally pairs of back-to-back single-unit dwellings, a type not well documented in S Wales.

Exterior

A double-fronted house with stone segmental-headed openings and the roof replaced with synthetic slates. The R side wall is rendered. An added projection is at the rear.

Interior

The interior retains a stone segmental-headed fireplace with stone winding stair to its R.

Reasons for Listing

Nos 161-176 are listed, notwithstanding modern alteration, for their social-historical interest as the most instructive surviving example of early-mid C19 workmen's houses in Pontypridd.

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