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Former Rehoboth Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Llangollen, Denbighshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9686 / 52°58'6"N

Longitude: -3.1701 / 3°10'12"W

OS Eastings: 321511

OS Northings: 341887

OS Grid: SJ215418

Mapcode National: GBR 6Y.K4F7

Mapcode Global: WH784.8NN2

Entry Name: Former Rehoboth Chapel

Listing Date: 22 December 1989

Last Amended: 22 December 1989

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 1184

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Above the road at the SW corner of Victoria Square. Hillside rises steeply to rear.

County: Denbighshire

Community: Llangollen

Community: Llangollen

Built-Up Area: Llangollen

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

Built in 1835/6, repaired in 1843, enlarged in 1874 and a new roof built in 1890 at a cost of £660.

Exterior

Popular classcial composition with 2-storey, 3 bay pedimented front; snecked masonry with quoins, eaves band and plinth; hipped over outer bays; marginal glazing bars to fixed windows. Pediment is carried on advanced pilasters and has iron finial and kneelers. Giant arch to centre containing date plaque over 3-light window with quatrefoil oculi, bracket cill band and Corinthian derived pilasters. Windows in outer bays contained within full height recesses; round arch headed to 1st floor, square headed below with bracket cills to both floors. Twin round arched entries to centre with arch rings, keystones and fanlights over 4 panel doors. Facade returns for one bay around side elevations; then continues in simpler style and pebledashed for a further 5-bays. Modern extensions to right with reused small pane sash window; other properties originally continued beyond.
Rubble walled forecourt with tall pyramidal capped gate piers and iron gates and railings.

Interior

The interior has segmental arched boarded ceiling with mock hammerbeams and central tie and queen struts. Ornamented ventilation band. Panelled gallery front to raked gallery carried on cast iron pillars with moulded capitals. Classical arch behind platform with carved spandrels and bracket cornice. Ceiling rose to vestibule.

Used as a furniture depository at time of inspection (December 1988).

Reasons for Listing

Group value with the Old Town Hall.

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