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Rhodiad Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in St. David's and the Cathedral Close (Tŷddewi a Chlos y Gadeirlan), Pembrokeshire

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Latitude: 51.8991 / 51°53'56"N

Longitude: -5.2469 / 5°14'48"W

OS Eastings: 176716

OS Northings: 227267

OS Grid: SM767272

Mapcode National: GBR C6.QH7D

Mapcode Global: VH0TF.0JJH

Plus Code: 9C3PVQX3+J6

Entry Name: Rhodiad Chapel

Listing Date: 1 March 1963

Last Amended: 28 July 1992

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 12702

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Situated in the hamlet of Rhodiad, on western side of road, set back.

County: Pembrokeshire

Community: St. David's and the Cathedral Close (Tŷddewi a Chlos y Gadeirlan)

Community: St. David's and the Cathedral Close

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire

Tagged with: Chapel

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1784, altered 1884.


Congregational chapel in rubble stone with colourwashed lateral facade and grouted slate roof. Nogged brick eaves. Informal four-window front with three 12-pane sashes, the outer sashes set low, that to left of centre slightly higher and double doors to right of centre set in hipped grouted-slate roofed porch with substantial rubble stone sides. Plaque above: 'Yr Adeilad hon a sylfaenwyd 14eg Fehn 1784 Agorwyd yn lle o addoliad ar y 19eg o Ionr 1785 ac a alwyd Rhodiad y Brenhin. Adnewyddwyd ac ail agorwyd Mehn 17 ar 18 1884.'

Chapel forecourt: enclosed by rubble wall with two gate piers and wooden gates.


Apparently of 1884 with plain later C19 pews facing end dais and later C19 7-bay collar-truss roof with kingposts and angle struts. One 12-pane sash on rear wall.

Reasons for Listing

A rare surviving example of small rural chapel of C18.

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