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York Place Baptist Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Castle (Castell), Swansea

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.618 / 51°37'4"N

Longitude: -3.9397 / 3°56'22"W

OS Eastings: 265806

OS Northings: 192805

OS Grid: SS658928

Mapcode National: GBR WSK.CJ

Mapcode Global: VH4K9.NLLG

Entry Name: York Place Baptist Chapel

Listing Date: 30 March 1987

Last Amended: 30 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 11674

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Occupying the middle part of an island site at the E end of Oystermouth Road.

County: Swansea

Community: Castle (Castell)

Community: Castle

Built-Up Area: Swansea

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Dated 1830. Late classical style.

Exterior

2 storey symmetrical stucco front with advanced outer bays and later lean-to porch. Hipped slate roof with bracket eaves, painted quoins to 1st floor, 4 arched windows with 2-light traceried heads. Fine (relocated) pedimented doorcase with Ionic half-columns and lettered frieze, hoodmould with keyblock to arched doorway with double doors. Segmental headed windows between pilasters to outer bays, plain rendered side elevations with arched window heads. Later gabled hall block set back on right. School room range to rear.

Interior

4-bay galleried interior.

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