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Latitude: 51.7506 / 51°45'2"N
Longitude: -3.3812 / 3°22'52"W
OS Eastings: 304752
OS Northings: 206675
OS Grid: SO047066
Mapcode National: GBR HN.0XY4
Mapcode Global: VH6CY.B8W9
Plus Code: 9C3RQJ29+7G
Entry Name: Capel Tabernacl (Welsh Baptist Church)
Listing Date: 13 January 1988
Last Amended: 13 January 1988
Source ID: 11394
Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Location: Occupying a prominent corner site facing down Vulcan Road, Morgantown.
County: Merthyr Tydfil
Community: Park (Parc)
Built-Up Area: Merthyr Tydfil
Traditional County: Glamorgan
Dated 1896. Designed by George Morgan, architect of Carmarthen. Cost £4,650. Mixed Romanesque and classical style.
Wide gabled front with snecked facings, pale freestone dressings, slate roof behind kneelered parapet with ball finial. Triple ventilators in banded frame over large first-floor arch flanked by arched two-light windows; hoodmoulds, nook shafts, diamond glazing. 3-window centre with blind thermal window treatment to head, porch gable rises through sill; enriched arch-rings and nook-shafts to double doors with traceried fanlight. Stepped triple windows light gallery stairs to outer bays.
5-window flank elevations and transverse hall range uphill to rear in similar style. Good area railings with twin gates and gatepiers topped by lamp-standards.
Interior said to have ribbed barrel-vault with white clouds.
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