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Former Capel Fronwen

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanarth, Ceredigion

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Latitude: 52.1942 / 52°11'39"N

Longitude: -4.3048 / 4°18'17"W

OS Eastings: 242562

OS Northings: 257613

OS Grid: SN425576

Mapcode National: GBR DG.3WC1

Mapcode Global: VH3JY.B3LR

Plus Code: 9C4Q5MVW+M3

Entry Name: Former Capel Fronwen

Listing Date: 3 June 1964

Last Amended: 16 February 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 9769

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Situated some 200m E of village centre, on S side of road to Oakford.

County: Ceredigion

Community: Llanarth

Community: Llanarth

Built-Up Area: Llanarth

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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1857 former Calvinistic Methodist Chapel. The first chapel was built 1818, on land of Fronwen. Closed 1974 and used as workshop since.


Rubble stone with grey stone dressings, bracketted eaves and slate roof. Broad gable front with two long arched windows, broad arched centre door and circular window over, level with side-window heads. Arched small date plaque: `Vron Wen Chapel by the Calvinistic Methodists 1857', in plain gable. Two window sides with similar long arched windows and two-window slate-hung rear. Windows have small panes with radiating bar heads, circular window has pretty tracery with coloured glass, the tracery echoed in broad fanlight over door. Three long arch-headed panels to doors.


All interior fittings removed. Plaster ceiling.

Reasons for Listing

A well-proportioned chapel in mid C19 Georgian style.

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