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Caerau Independent Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Pencaer (Pen-caer), Pembrokeshire

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Latitude: 51.998 / 51°59'52"N

Longitude: -5.0327 / 5°1'57"W

OS Eastings: 191906

OS Northings: 237630

OS Grid: SM919376

Mapcode National: GBR CH.J8BD

Mapcode Global: VH1QL.Q18N

Plus Code: 9C3PXXX8+6W

Entry Name: Caerau Independent Chapel

Listing Date: 14 July 1993

Last Amended: 14 July 1993

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 12988

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Situated in isolated hamlet some 3.5 km NE of St Nicholas.

County: Pembrokeshire

Town: St Nicholas/Tremarchog

Community: Pencaer (Pen-caer)

Community: Pencaer

Locality: Rhosycaerau

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire

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1826 Independent chapel with rendered end facade and broad grouted slate half-hipped roof. Facade has two 16-pane upper windows, two doors below with overlights, C20 doors. Between is attached pedimented slate plaque to William√°Jones (d 1833) to rear of iron railed enclosure. Centre blank roundel and plaque: 'Y Ty Hwn 1724, 1770, 1804 rebuilt 1826'. Two-window two-storey sides of 12-pane sashes, two long arched rear windows. Rubble stone rear and N side walls.


Three-sided gallery on 3 x 4 iron columns with raised bases. Plain panelled gallery front. Later pulpit with curving stairs each side. Box pews.

Reasons for Listing

A good surviving chapel of late Georgian date.

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