Vivian Memorial Park, Port Talbot, Wales
Record Id: 8693
Site is open to the public. Opening may be limited, please check Visitor Information for any restrictions.
Brief description of site
The war memorial, listed Grade II, features the names of the fallen carved on a pillar, topped by a Celtic cross. The inscription on the base indicates that Robert B. Byass and Co. erected the memorial to commemorate their employees who gave their lives in World War 1. The site also contains a bandstand.
Brief history of site
Vivian Memorial Park is shown on the 4th edition Ordnance Survey map of 1939.
Address: Aberavon, Port Talbot, SA12 6RT
Locality: Port Talbot
Neath Port Talbot; Aberavon
Historical County: Glamorgan
|OS Landranger Map Sheet Number:||170||Grid Ref:||SS750900|
Form of site: public park
Purpose of site: urban park
Context or principal building: parks, gardens and urban spaces
Site first created: 1918 to 1939
Main period of development: Early 20th century