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

Introduction

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.

Visitor Access, Directions & Contacts

Access contact details

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

Owners

Rhondda Cynon Taff Borough Council

The Pavilions, Cambrian Park, Clydach Vale, Tonypandy, CF40 2XX
History

Period

Early 20th Century (1901-1932)

Features & Designations

Designations

  • CADW Register of Landscapes Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in Wales

  • Reference: PGW(Gm)3(RCT)
  • Grade: II

Features

  • Pool
  • Description: There are two pools.
  • River
  • Planting
  • Description: Sunken garden.
  • Bandstand
  • Steps
  • Description: Two flights of stone steps, a memorial to Evan James and his son James James.
  • Tree Avenue
  • Description: Chestnut avenue.
  • Bowling Green
  • Pavilion
  • Earliest Date:
  • Latest Date:
  • War Memorial
Key Information

Type

Public Park

Purpose

Urban Park

Principal Building

Parks, Gardens And Urban Spaces

Period

Early 20th Century (1901-1932)

Survival

Extant

Open to the public

Yes

Civil Parish

Pontypridd

References

References