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Capel Sion

A Grade II Listed Building in Scleddau, Pembrokeshire

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Latitude: 51.9668 / 51°58'0"N

Longitude: -4.9949 / 4°59'41"W

OS Eastings: 194361

OS Northings: 234051

OS Grid: SM943340

Mapcode National: GBR CJ.LCQ9

Mapcode Global: VH1QM.CTRM

Plus Code: 9C3QX284+P3

Entry Name: Capel Sion

Listing Date: 10 February 1994

Last Amended: 10 February 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15194

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Situated 150m SW of the crossroads at the centre of Scleddau.

County: Pembrokeshire

Community: Scleddau

Community: Scleddau

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire

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Small Baptist chapel dating from 1859.


Rendered walls, the front facade colour-washed and lined horizontally. Half-hipped slate roof. NW front has two 9 pane gallery sash windows and small plaque inscribed 'Capel Sion 1859'. Single doorway has white painted recessed arch with keystone and infilled fanlight. SW and NE sides each have two long arched sash windows with intersecting tracery. Two arched windows at rear with C20 glazing.


Rendered wall lined as ashlar. Pitch pine pews. Three sided gallery on square marbled wooden posts, three each side. Gallery front panelled and grained. Ribbed and boarded roof with sloping sides. Boarded vestibule with one window with coloured glass boarders. Chapel interior has oil lamps on wrought iron standards, 4 on ground floor and 3 in gallery. Pulpit with steps up each side, pierced fretwork front and 2 oil lamps on adjustable brass standards.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a good example of a small rural chapel with original fittings.

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