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

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.

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
Visitor 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
Designations
  • CADW Register of Landscapes Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in Wales
  • Reference: PGW(Gm)3(RCT)
  • Grade: II
History

History

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

Period

  • Early 20th Century (1901-1932)
References

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