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Bandstand in Carmarthen Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8555 / 51°51'19"N

Longitude: -4.3161 / 4°18'58"W

OS Eastings: 240585

OS Northings: 219965

OS Grid: SN405199

Mapcode National: GBR DG.T61M

Mapcode Global: VH3LH.4MLG

Entry Name: Bandstand in Carmarthen Park

Listing Date: 19 May 1981

Last Amended: 28 November 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 9429

Building Class: Gardens, Parks and Urban Spaces

Location: Situated prominently in park.

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Carmarthen

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

Bandstand erected in 1900, to plans of 1899. Given by James Davies of the Towy Works.

Exterior

Octagonal bandstand with octagonal metal-clad roof. Bellcast lower roof and then similarly bellcast top section with finial. Cast-iron cresting along outer edge. Flat boarded ceiling within carried on 8 cast-iron fluted thin columns with shaft rings and other decoration, carrying pierced cast-iron triple brackets. Ornate cast-iron railing between each column, thickly detailed. Steps up on N side. Rendered plinth with limestone corner stones and yellow brick coping.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a late Victorian park bandstand, a principal feature of a complete park of 1900.

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