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Cil Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Berriew, Powys

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Latitude: 52.605 / 52°36'17"N

Longitude: -3.209 / 3°12'32"W

OS Eastings: 318219

OS Northings: 301485

OS Grid: SJ182014

Mapcode National: GBR 9X.8YDQ

Mapcode Global: WH79V.PS3B

Plus Code: 9C4RJQ3R+X9

Entry Name: Cil Chapel

Listing Date: 21 August 1995

Last Amended: 21 August 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16364

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: On the W side of the B4385 Castle Caereinion Road, 1km approx. NW of Berriew village.

County: Powys

Community: Berriew (Aberriw)

Community: Berriew

Locality: Cil

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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The chapel is dated 1846.


Coursed and squared stone, with slate roof. 3 bays, with central doorway in long range facing SE, and flanking tall mullioned and transomed windows with small panes. Similar windows in NW facing rear wall. All openings have cambered stone arched heads. Paired similar windows in lower gable end (which is clad in corrugated iron). Louvred oculus in gable end, and inscribed slate over doorway, 'Mount Zion Chapel 1846'.

Reasons for Listing

A very good example of a simple early C19 chapel.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II* Lower cil Farmhouse
    Set back on the E side of the Castle Caereinion Road, beyond Cil Chapel, 1km approx. NW of Berriew village.
  • II Stable Block at Rhiewport
    Set back to the left of the house at Rhiewport.
  • II Rhiewport
    Set back in grounds to the N of the road from Berriew village to Manafon, 1.5 approx. W of Berriew village.
  • II Former Joiners Workshop at Rhiewport
    Set back in the garden to the E of the main house at Rhiewport.
  • II* The Vicarage
    Set back from the road as it bends away from the centre of the village to follow the river Rhiw.
  • II Rhiewport Cottage
    Alongside the B4390 road to Manafon, just beyond Rhiewport, 1.5km. approx W of Berriew village.
  • II The Farmhouse
    Opposite the junction of the B4390 (Pool Road) with the B4385 at the centre of the village, in a garden notable for its topiary.
  • II Allsorts
    On the west side of the short length of road that connects the B4390 and the B4385 in the centre of Berriew, backing onto the River Rhiw.

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