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Pen-y-Bryn Welsh Baptist Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Offa, Wrexham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.043 / 53°2'34"N

Longitude: -2.9949 / 2°59'41"W

OS Eastings: 333392

OS Northings: 349983

OS Grid: SJ333499

Mapcode National: GBR 75.DC0Q

Mapcode Global: WH88Y.ZS02

Plus Code: 9C5V22V4+52

Entry Name: Pen-y-Bryn Welsh Baptist Chapel

Listing Date: 16 June 1980

Last Amended: 31 January 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 1767

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Towards the right-angled turn in the street which links it with Poplar Road.

County: Wrexham

Community: Offa

Community: Offa

Locality: Pen-y-Bryn

Built-Up Area: Wrexham

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

Originally built in 1789 as a Congregational (Independent) Chapel, and extensively remodelled in 1881.

Exterior

Stucco over brick with stressed angle quoins and hipped slate roof. Facade expressed as 2 storeys, with wide central pedimented porch. Segmentally arched doorway between pilasters, with narrow round arched side lights. Heavy cornice and central pediment. Round arched windows to either side of the porch in the main body of the chapel, and similar windows above, paired and with steeply arched hood moulds and incised voussoirs. Raised central panel to first floor has triple round arched windows with similar detail, with blind lunettes over and date above. Heavy modillion cornice and blocking course. Round-arched windows in rear elevation to either side of canted projection.

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