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Capel Seion

A Grade II Listed Building in Corwen, Denbighshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9811 / 52°58'51"N

Longitude: -3.3754 / 3°22'31"W

OS Eastings: 307755

OS Northings: 343523

OS Grid: SJ077435

Mapcode National: GBR 6P.J8KQ

Mapcode Global: WH781.3BYG

Entry Name: Capel Seion

Listing Date: 1 February 1995

Last Amended: 1 February 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15526

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

County: Denbighshire

Community: Corwen

Community: Corwen

Built-Up Area: Corwen

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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History

A Calvinistic Methodist Chapel, established in 1800 and rebuilt in 1873. The school rooms to the rear were added in 1901.

Exterior

Roughly coursed and squared stone with freestone dressings and slate roof. Entrance in gable facing street: Shallow segmental archway with stilted hood-mould in shallow gabled porch projection. Full-height round-arched window recesses, set back in pointed arched panels to either side: flat stone lintels to lower windows, round arched heads above with impost bands. Above the entrance, a composite geometric window in round-arched recess with triple round-arched lights with continuous impost band and quatrefoil window above. Decorative quoining to angles, and ball finials to gable coping. 5-window return elevations, 2 storeyed, with round arched upper windows, and shaped stone lintels to lower openings. Windows all sashes with margin lights. School room forms a separate range at right angles to the rear, linked to the chapel by a single storeyed lobby.

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