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,169,Broadway,Treforest,Pontypridd,,CF37 1BH

A Grade II Listed Building in Pontypridd, Rhondda Cynon Taff

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5969 / 51°35'48"N

Longitude: -3.3298 / 3°19'47"W

OS Eastings: 307986

OS Northings: 189508

OS Grid: ST079895

Mapcode National: GBR HQ.BR4K

Mapcode Global: VH6DR.74J5

Entry Name: ,169,Broadway,Treforest,Pontypridd,,CF37 1BH

Listing Date: 4 February 1980

Last Amended: 26 February 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 24906

Building Class: Domestic

Location: 169 Broadway

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 to the lower storey and lintels beneath the eaves. The roof is replaced with synthetic slates and retains a brick stack to the L.

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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