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Sunday Schoolroom

A Grade II Listed Building in Talley, Carmarthenshire

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Latitude: 51.9764 / 51°58'34"N

Longitude: -3.9926 / 3°59'33"W

OS Eastings: 263233

OS Northings: 232755

OS Grid: SN632327

Mapcode National: GBR DW.KN96

Mapcode Global: VH4HJ.RL48

Plus Code: 9C3RX2G4+HX

Entry Name: Sunday Schoolroom

Listing Date: 1 March 1995

Last Amended: 1 March 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15768

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Prominently sited immediately W of the grounds of the ruined Abbey in the village centre.

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Talley (Talyllychau)

Community: Talley

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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Built 1803 for the vestry committee of the parish church by John Phillips and John Rees Jones who undertook to build the whole by June 1803 at the cost of 1/8-0 per perch.


Small single storey rubble-built schoolroom, formerly limewashed. Slate roof, timber close barges. Rubble chimney stack to left. Door to left with elliptical head, stone voussoirs. Raised cemented plain architrave, boarded door. 2 windows to right with cambered stone voussoired heads and slate sills. Early C20 4-pane casements with plain top-hung light. Straight joints below sill indicates that left-hand window was formerly a door. 2 similar windows to rear.

Attached lower shed to right, rubble walls, slate roof and slated barging. Doorway to gable end with flat stone voussoired head and boarded door.

Reasons for Listing

Group value with the Abbey ruin to the NE.

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