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Former Chapel at former Polytechnic of Wales

A Grade II Listed Building in Barry, Vale of Glamorgan

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4076 / 51°24'27"N

Longitude: -3.2798 / 3°16'47"W

OS Eastings: 311083

OS Northings: 168395

OS Grid: ST110683

Mapcode National: GBR HS.QKQY

Mapcode Global: VH6FK.3WGB

Entry Name: Former Chapel at former Polytechnic of Wales

Listing Date: 24 June 1986

Last Amended: 30 March 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 13418

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: In grounds immediately to NW of Old College Building a spacious elevated site to N of town centre. Site bounded by Buttrills, Barry, and College Roads; terraced grounds to S. Built as non-denominati

County: Vale of Glamorgan

Community: Barry (Y Barri)

Community: Barry

Built-Up Area: Barry

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Built as chapel. Circa 1930 in Wrenaissance style, Art Deco detailing.

Exterior

Single storey 3-window red brick former chapel; open pediment treatment with pilasters to gable ends, slate roof, timber dentil cornices. Thermal window treatment with keyblocks to ends; 3-light transomed windows to sides. Lean-to vestry, cut down chimney to rear. Plain parapet porch to E end, central window flanked by octagonal windows; Art Deco door case with anthemion finial. Interior converted to residential accommodation.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with other listed buildings on site.

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