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Bethesda Congregational Chapel and attached house

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanfachraeth, Isle of Anglesey

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3116 / 53°18'41"N

Longitude: -4.5317 / 4°31'54"W

OS Eastings: 231430

OS Northings: 382401

OS Grid: SH314824

Mapcode National: GBR HM5Y.JXZ

Mapcode Global: WH42J.C191

Entry Name: Bethesda Congregational Chapel and attached house

Listing Date: 5 April 1971

Last Amended: 19 December 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 5295

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Set back from the S side of Min Ffordd, leading W off the A5025 in the centre of the village of Llanfachraeth.

County: Isle of Anglesey

Town: Holyhead

Community: Llanfachraeth

Community: Llanfachraeth

Traditional County: Anglesey

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History

Early C19 chapel. Erected 1834. The building was in a derelict condition at time of inspection and had been completed gutted.

Exterior

Lateral entry Congregational chapel, rectangular in plan with chapel house at E end. Built of rubble masonry, grey grit rendered with smooth rendered architraves and rusticated angles. Roof of old small slates, grouted; stone copings. Entrance elevation faces N, and has 2 recessed sash windows flanked by entrances. The openings have shaped, eared architraves and keystones; the window sill band across the front elevation broken by the entrance architraves. The chapel house at the E end is a 2-storey, single window range, with addition to S. Similarly detailed construction, but with plainer dressings. Roof with rectangular rendered gable stacks with dripstones and capping.

Reasons for Listing

Listed, notwithstanding condition, as an early C19 lateral entry chapel building and chapel house, a rare example from this period in Anglesey.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Bryn Glas
    Located along the E side of the A5025 in the centre of the village of Llanfachraeth.
  • II Capel Pont yr Arw with attached school room
    Set back from the W side of the A5025 at the S end of the village of Llanfachraeth.
  • II Cross Keys
    Located at the W side of the A5025 towards the N end of the village of Llanfachraeth. At the N end of a terrace of houses directly to the S of Capel Abarim.
  • II Chapel house and outbuilding, Capel Abarim
    Set back from the W side of the A5025 towards the N end of the village of Llanfachraeth; adjacent to Abarim Chapel.
  • II Wall, railings and gates, Capel Abarim
    Located along the front (E) boundary of the grounds of Capel Abarim. Along the W side of the A5025 towards the N end of the village of Llanfachraeth.
  • II Capel Abarim
    Set back from the W side of the A5025 towards the N end of the village of Llanfachraeth.
  • II Church of St Figael
    Set within a walled churchyard at the E side of a country road in the hamlet of Llanfigael; c 1.5km ESE of the church of St Machraeth.
  • II Dronwy
    Dronwy is reached via a track leading N from Pont Dronwy, c 800m N of the church of St Machraeth.

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