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Brief description of site

This site began as a recreation ground, to which additional facilities have been added. It now features a children's play area, pavilion, tennis courts and bowling greens.

Brief history of site

An informal opening took place in September of 1921, followed by the park's formal opening by Sir F. Shandforth Watts on April 25th, 1922.

Location information:

Address: Wattstown Park, Rhondda Cynon Taff, CF39 0LB

Locality: Porth

Local Authorities:

Rhondda, Cynon, Taff

Historical County: Glamorgan

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 170 Grid Ref: ST024934
Latitude: 51.6309 Longitude: -3.41151

Key information:

Form of site: public park

Purpose of site: public park

Context or principal building: parks, gardens and urban spaces

Site first created: 1921 to 1922

Main period of development: Early 20th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 2.4

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