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Latitude: 51.6113 / 51°36'40"N
Longitude: -3.5798 / 3°34'47"W
OS Eastings: 290708
OS Northings: 191457
OS Grid: SS907914
Mapcode National: GBR HD.9N9G
Mapcode Global: VH5GY.WRWN
Entry Name: Pontycymer Cemetery Entrance
Listing Date: 30 July 1997
Last Amended: 30 July 1997
Source ID: 18634
Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Location: Situated on the hillside on the E edge of the town.
Community: Garw Valley (Cwm Garw)
Community: Garw Valley
Built-Up Area: Pontycymer
Traditional County: Glamorgan
Pontycymer Cemetery was established 1888 under the control of the Llangeinor Burial Board.
The entrance comprises a low curved rubble wall with ashlar coping and iron railings, five tall rock-faced sandstone piers with battered plinths and pyramidal caps; decorative iron gates to vehicle and pedestrian entrances hang on the 3 central piers. The gates are of unusual design with diagonal and semi-circular members, fleur de lys finials and cresting to the top rail.
Listed as an intact cemetery entrance with well designed ironwork and for group value with the Mortuary Chapel and monument to Benjamin Noyle.
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