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Blaencefn Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Y Ferwig, Ceredigion

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1223 / 52°7'20"N

Longitude: -4.6199 / 4°37'11"W

OS Eastings: 220739

OS Northings: 250343

OS Grid: SN207503

Mapcode National: GBR D1.8GQ8

Mapcode Global: VH2MH.WX0G

Entry Name: Blaencefn Chapel

Listing Date: 6 March 1995

Last Amended: 6 March 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15862

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Situated some 2.5km NE of Ferwig village centre, 400m W of Lleine farm.

County: Ceredigion

Community: Y Ferwig

Community: Y Ferwig

Locality: Ferwig

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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History

Built in 1808 and rebuilt in 1837. Interior remodelled in 1884.

Exterior

1837 Calvinistic Methodist chapel built of coursed rubble stone, lateral facade to W. Slate roof. Two long arched small paned windows with marginal glazing bars. Two ledged doors with traceried overlights and sandstone voussoirs to cambered heads. Two long twelve pane sash gallery lights. Small slate plaque centre. Rendered S end wall with one 12 pane gallery sash window. Rendered rear E wall with one 12 pane gallery sash window and two 18 pane ground floor sash windows. N end rubble stone with gallery light and stone voussoirs.

Interior

Three sided gallery on 2 x 3 iron columns with leaf capitals by Woodward of Cardigan. Chamfered corners, cornice, horizontal panels between panelled piers. Pitch pine pews. Pulpit with balastered steps up each side and three sided front. Herring-bone boarded flat ceiling.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a good example of a chapel which retains its period character.

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