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Bandstand at Ammanford Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Ammanford, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7924 / 51°47'32"N

Longitude: -3.9921 / 3°59'31"W

OS Eastings: 262711

OS Northings: 212293

OS Grid: SN627122

Mapcode National: GBR DW.Y8FL

Mapcode Global: VH4JH.R6FS

Entry Name: Bandstand at Ammanford Park

Listing Date: 10 August 1994

Last Amended: 10 August 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 14810

Building Class: Gardens, Parks and Urban Spaces

Location: Situated at SW side of public park, near Tir-y-dail Lane.

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Ammanford (Rhydaman)

Community: Ammanford

Built-Up Area: Ammanford

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

1936 bandstand in painted cast-iron on brick base with red tile roof.

Exterior

Octagonal brick base with brick steps up, eight slim columns with capitals and each with three traceried brackets to flat boarded roof. Every second column also acts as a downpipe and is connected to cast-iron gutter. Iron railings between columns on five sides, gate on SW side, the three front (NE) sides left open. Roof has red terracotta ridges and slim finial. An inscription on the gate records the bandstand being a memorial to Evan Evans, Chemist.

Reasons for Listing

A good example of an inter-war bandstand which is historically associated with an eminent local entrepreneur.

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