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Troed-y-Rhiw War Memorial

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

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Coordinates

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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History

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.

Exterior

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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