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Holy Trinity Church Hall (Former Church School)

A Grade II Listed Building in Newcastle Emlyn, Carmarthenshire

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Latitude: 52.0389 / 52°2'20"N

Longitude: -4.4686 / 4°28'6"W

OS Eastings: 230780

OS Northings: 240711

OS Grid: SN307407

Mapcode National: GBR D7.FQ8D

Mapcode Global: VH3KM.H0HS

Entry Name: Holy Trinity Church Hall (Former Church School)

Listing Date: 5 August 1991

Last Amended: 5 August 1991

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 9702

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Situated opposite Holy Trinity Church and behind Bethel Chapel.

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Newcastle Emlyn (Castellnewydd Emlyn)

Community: Newcastle Emlyn

Built-Up Area: Newcastle Emlyn

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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1848, extended 1856 to designs by Charles Davies of Cenarth.


Church school, originally a balanced cruciform composition with single storey schoolrooms each side of a 2-storey gabled teacher's house; but W wing extended in similar style in 1856 and circa 1900 the porch on W side of house replaced by projecting gabled structure.

Coursed blue lias stone with imitation slate roofs and brick rebuilt centre ridge stack to house (originally there were paired stone stacks). Windows were all small paned 3-light timber-mullion windows with cut stone voissoirs and moulded slate hoodmoulds, 2 to each wing, one to upper floor of house gable and one with transom and top-lights to house ground floor; but house windows have been replaced. House has one of original pair of hipped lean-to Tudor-arched porches surviving on E side, but W side has low gabled parallel range partly blocking first of schoolroom windows, and with similar Tudor-arched W side doorway. N end casement pair. West schoolroom wing has been extended by 2 further windows in matching style, 1856, and with bigger 4-light timber W end windows.

Rear of house is rendered and altered, but original schoolrooms have unaltered rear windows. Rear of 1856 addition has C20 brick parallel rear range.

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