Royal Oak Inn framed by the canopy of the fountain, Lower High Street, Merthyr Tydfil, Mid Glamorgan

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RIBApix ref no RIBA50026
Architect/DesignerW. Macfarlane & Co.
Artist/PhotographerGalwey, Reginald Hugo de Burgh (1917-1971)
CountryUK: Wales
CityMerthyr Tydfil
Image Date1959
ViewExterior
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceAP Box 156 Wales (2)
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The distinctive cast-iron fountain was executed by W. Macfarlane & Co. of Glasgow and erected in c. 1890 in commemoration of Robert and Lucy Thomas of Waunwyllt. It has since lost its fountain and been relocated further north up the High Street.

Subject tags

lettering, signs (<design>), canopies, decorative ironwork, cast iron, fountains, inns, public houses, monuments, clock towers