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Latitude: 51.6174 / 51°37'2"N
Longitude: -3.954 / 3°57'14"W
OS Eastings: 264814
OS Northings: 192759
OS Grid: SS648927
Mapcode National: GBR WQB.KG
Mapcode Global: VH4K9.FL1Z
Entry Name: Argyle Presbyterian Church of Wales
Listing Date: 30 March 1987
Last Amended: 30 March 1987
Source ID: 11617
Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Location: On corner with Argyle Street and slightly set back downhill.
Community: Castle (Castell)
Built-Up Area: Swansea
Traditional County: Glamorgan
Founded 1873. Designed by Alfred Bucknell, architect of Sketty.
Fine 2 storey and basement classical temple with rendered facade (over brickwork); Composite Order to tetrastyle portico in antis. Top cornice of pediment cut back and cemented, main modillion and dentil cornice remains. Oculi to outer bays. Modern pantile roof. Architraved sash windows with marginal glazing bars to recessed centre with continuous band courses and arched keyblocked doorways, traceried fanlights, double 3-panel doors.
Additional doorways to return angles. Wide steps with area railings and pedimented piers.
5-bay rendered flank elevation with single composite pilaster, the rest Doric, tall arched lights over rusticated basement with hall under. Polygonal apse over passageway at S end.
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