Last Alteration: Sunday 07 April 2013

St Matthew's Church

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51°36'30"-03°20'02" show decimal

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St Matthew's Church
Dorothy Street, Trallwn, Pontypridd

The church was built in 1908, and had unique features such as some beautiful stained glass windows from Eton College and the 17th Lancers, plus terracotta arches running through its centre. It is now disused, and planning permission was obtained in 2007 to allow the plot to be converted into flats.

How to get here:

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Road: A470 - Exit the A470 at Pontypridd (A4223), and then head off the roundabout on Bridge Street/West Street. This bears right into South Street and then left onto Middle Street. Continue along this oneway street until you reach Ralph Street; turning right, follow it up to the church. +

Parking Details

roadside

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisableSide (Ralph Street)

Photo

Photograph taken: 20th July 2008 by Chuck Foster

Dead Man Walking
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Filmed: 21 Aug 2007
Jack arrives at an abandoned church.

 

Inside the Church

Dead Man WalkingScreen Shot
Filmed: 21 Aug 2007

Dead Man WalkingScreen Shot
Filmed: 21 Aug 2007

Dead Man WalkingScreen Shot
Filmed: 21 Aug 2007

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Glyntaff Cemetery (Random Shoes, Fragments): 1.17 miles.

Production Notes:

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27 Jun 2010: Jeremy Roberts (owner): Torchwood filmed there about 2 years ago and filmed inside and all loved the building, John Barrowman wanted to buy a completed apartment, apartment is not really the right word because there are over 180 sqm each the size of a large 4 bed detached house each. I think it was the amazing internal features that they loved the most, it has stain glass window donated from Eton college, 17th lancers and a few others I can't remember.

Further links about the location:

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29 Jul 2010: Paul Fosh Auctions - Catalogue of items that were for sale, including the church (p20).

Related Stories

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Dead Man Walking [21 Aug 2007]: Jack enters an old church.

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