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Latitude: 52.1211 / 52°7'16"N
Longitude: -3.1906 / 3°11'26"W
OS Eastings: 318578
OS Northings: 247646
OS Grid: SO185476
Mapcode National: GBR YY.8H67
Mapcode Global: VH6B3.NY3B
Entry Name: Hermon Congregational Chapel
Listing Date: 9 March 1995
Last Amended: 9 March 1995
Source ID: 15909
Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Community: Painscastle (Castell-paen)
Traditional County: Radnorshire
Lies on north side of Newchurch to Painscastle road in Rhosgoch village.
1839. Painted rubble stone (iron sheeting at west end), slate roof with ridge cresting, gabled porch to south east corner, rear schoolroom under lean-to roof. Boarded porch door under fan light, blocked door to south west. Tall multi-pane windows under round heads, only the east window retains original glazing with fan head.
Interior: Originally a long wall chapel, refitted later C19, pulpit now on end wall. Two crown post trusses rising through boarded ceiling, match-boarded dado, double panelled doors to porch and schoolroom.
Low rubble forecourt wall enclosing burial ground with numerous headstones.
Included as an unusually attractice, small-scale chapel in a rural context.
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