Ynysangharad War Memorial Park (also known as Ynysangharad War Memorial Park)3617

Pontypridd, Wales

Brief Description

Ynysangharad Park is a well-preserved public park of 1923-5, featuring a range of sports facilities. There are also ornamental features, including a bandstand and sunken rockwork garden. The park contains some good mature trees, and retains its traditional flowerbeds.

History

The park was opened by Field Marshal Viscount Allenby on August 6th, 1923, with additions and alterations throughout the 1920s.

Visitor Facilities

This is a municipal park for general public use. It is open daily from 8.30am.
Features
  • Pool
  • Description: There are two pools.
  • Planting
  • Description: Sunken garden.
  • Steps
  • Description: Two flights of stone steps, a memorial to Evan James and his son James James.
  • Tree Avenue
  • Description: Chestnut avenue.
  • Pavilion
  • Earliest Date:
  • Latest Date:
River, Bandstand, Bowling Green, War Memorial
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

This is a municipal park for general public use. It is open daily from 8.30am.
Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Pontypridd
History

Period

  • Early 20th Century
References

References