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Penybryn Baptist Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Cilgerran, Pembrokeshire

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Latitude: 52.0545 / 52°3'16"N

Longitude: -4.659 / 4°39'32"W

OS Eastings: 217788

OS Northings: 242904

OS Grid: SN177429

Mapcode National: GBR CZ.DR1X

Mapcode Global: VH2MW.6MBD

Plus Code: 9C4Q383R+QC

Entry Name: Penybryn Baptist Chapel

Listing Date: 15 April 1994

Last Amended: 15 April 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 14527

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

County: Pembrokeshire

Community: Cilgerran

Community: Cilgerran

Locality: Penybryn

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire

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Situated on NE corner of crossroads at Penybryn on A478.

Exterior: 1869 Baptist Chapel in banded Cilgerran stone with slate roof and fretted bargeboards. Gable front with lunette plaque 'Penybryn Baptist chapel built in the year 1818 Rebuilt 1869'. Three first-floor arched windows, two ground-floor windows and centre door all with cambered heads. Cut stone voussoirs, slate sills, sashes with marginal glazing bars and double 2-panel doors with overlight. Raised band between floors. Two-storey two-window sides, with similar windows. One arched rear window.

Interior: Box pews, three-sided gallery with long horizontal panels, fluted iron columns made by T Thomas of Cardigan. Pulpit possibly later, recess behind with cornice.

Front spearhead railings with dog-bars, pair of wrought iron gates with scrolls. End stone piers with pyramid caps.

An attractive C19 chapel with unusual banded stonework. Similar to Ty-Rhos Chapel, Rhos Hill.

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