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Latitude: 51.7434 / 51°44'36"N
Longitude: -3.374 / 3°22'26"W
OS Eastings: 305231
OS Northings: 205862
OS Grid: SO052058
Mapcode National: GBR HP.1621
Mapcode Global: VH6CY.GFNV
Entry Name: Zion Chapel (Capel Seion)
Listing Date: 22 August 1975
Last Amended: 13 January 1988
Source ID: 11470
Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Location: Built across the steep slope with frontage forward to road.
County: Merthyr Tydfil
Community: Town (Y Dref)
Built-Up Area: Merthyr Tydfil
Traditional County: Glamorgan
Rebuilt 1841 (tablet on front).
Severe 3-bay Neo-Classical pedimented facade. Coursed ashlar, blocking-course to outer bays, moulded cornice, wide pilasters to centre, banded quoins, sill-band. Hipped slate roof with ventilator. Arched first-floor and keyblocked ground-floor windows with fixed small-pane glazing. Recessed tablet over arched central doorway with attached Tuscan columns in angles, glazed fanlight, double panelled doors. Area railings raised on coped stonework terrace.
4-window rendered side elevations with sash windows on two levels, arched upper openings with intersecting glazing bars.
Low slated and rubble former school-room attached at right-angles to left rear; reached along passage with ironwork gate.
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