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Troed-y-Rhiw War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Troed-y-rhiw, Merthyr Tydfil

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Latitude: 51.7142 / 51°42'51"N

Longitude: -3.3481 / 3°20'53"W

OS Eastings: 306962

OS Northings: 202580

OS Grid: SO069025

Mapcode National: GBR HQ.36JJ

Mapcode Global: VH6D4.X5CQ

Entry Name: Troed-y-Rhiw War Memorial

Listing Date: 29 July 2003

Last Amended: 29 July 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 81722

Building Class: Commemorative

Location: Situated in the centre of a small park on the N side of Archers Street.

County: Merthyr Tydfil

Community: Troed-y-rhiw

Community: Troed-y-Rhiw

Locality: Troed-y-rhiw

Built-Up Area: Merthyr Tydfil

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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Memorial to the fallen of the First World War, white marble statue of a soldier of a type common through S Wales, cf Trelewis, erected c1920, on granite pedestal, the centrepiece of a small park.


War Memorial, white marble statue of soldier with reversed gun on pedestal of grey granite with moulded plinth, coved cornice and tapering shaft inscribed with names on all 4 sides. The front has additionally raised shaped plaque with ribbon scroll over commemorative inscription. Memorial is set on 4 steps with chamfered leading edges.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a sculptural war memorial of special historical interest.

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