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Roath, Cardiff

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Roath, Cardiff

Roath is a district in the east/north-east of the city of Cardiff, capital of Wales. It lies just east/north east of the city centre, stretching from Adamsdown in the south to Roath Park in the north. Roath contains the Plasnewydd electoral ward. Its main shopping streets are Albany Road, City Road, and Wellfield Road. The area is characterised by its several tree-lined avenues and Victorian era terraced streets.
Administrative CountyCardiff
Traditional CountyGlamorgan
OS GridST1977
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthoritySouth Wales

Roath, Cardiff in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Roath, par., Glamorgan, in bor. of Cardiff, 2425 ac. land, 32 tidal water and 892 foreshore, pop. 23,096.

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