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Capel Brynmair

A Grade II Listed Building in Aberporth, Ceredigion

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Latitude: 52.1228 / 52°7'22"N

Longitude: -4.5324 / 4°31'56"W

OS Eastings: 226729

OS Northings: 250191

OS Grid: SN267501

Mapcode National: GBR D5.8DD6

Mapcode Global: VH2MK.DX71

Plus Code: 9C4Q4FF9+42

Entry Name: Capel Brynmair

Listing Date: 20 June 1995

Last Amended: 20 June 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16077

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Situated approximately 1.6 km SE of Aberporth Bay on a minor road 500m S of B4333, Aberporth to Beulah road.

County: Ceredigion

Community: Aberporth (Aber-porth)

Community: Aberporth

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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Independent chapel built 1833 and remodelled 1896-97.


Whitewashed stucco with hipped slate roof and apex ventilator. Square plan. Round arched windows and cambered headed doors, all details 1896-97. Doors ledged with overlights, pilasters and moulded arches. Two long windows to centre and two shorter similar over door, with 2-light timber tracery, plain stucco surrounds and bracketed sills. Centre date plaque in similar surround. Plain 2-storey two window left side and rear.


Attractive 1896-97 interior with 3-sided gallery on five iron columns marked T. Jones and Sons, Carmarthen. Gallery front is curved at corners and has long panels of ornate pierced cast-iron. Simple cornices above and below. Pulpit at entry end with baluster steps each side, two Gothic arched panels to front and baluster panels each side. Plaster arch to wall behind with ornate brackets. Porches inset each side of pulpit under galleries. Timber boarded ceiling in panels, coved edge and cornice.

Reasons for Listing

An early C19 chapel with attractive late C19 interior.

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