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Latitude: 51.9538 / 51°57'13"N
Longitude: -3.9875 / 3°59'14"W
OS Eastings: 263515
OS Northings: 230231
OS Grid: SN635302
Mapcode National: GBR DW.M3L0
Mapcode Global: VH4HQ.T5T2
Entry Name: Providence Baptist Chapel, Cwmdu
Listing Date: 22 March 1988
Last Amended: 1 March 1995
Source ID: 11137
Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Location: Set back behind small burial ground to left of terraced row in centre of Cwmdu village.
Community: Talley (Talyllychau)
Traditional County: Carmarthenshire
Small chapel built 1789, rebuilt 1839, refitted and restored in 1883 by David Jenkins of Llandeilo, architect.
839 Chapel. Inscribed tablet: "Providence Baptist Chapel. Built 1789; rebuilt 1839; renovated 1883". Rendered and painted long front with lateral slate roof, wide eaves. Two tall round-arched windows with Y-tracery flank central round-arched doorway with Y-traceried fanlight and double panelled doors.Half slate-hung gable end with tall window as above. Whitewashed rubble rear with two windows as above.
3-sided gallery, panelled and corbelled front upon marbled cast iron columns with foliate capitals. Elaborate classical round-arched plaster frame to rear of timber pulpit. Big seat with timber half-rail; turned wooden balusters. Newels with ball finials. Simple flat ribbed plaster ceiling with central rose. Lobby window with marginal and incised coloured panes
Group value with the terraced row adjacent.
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