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Former Ebenezer Particular Baptist Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Llandow, Vale of Glamorgan

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Latitude: 51.456 / 51°27'21"N

Longitude: -3.4962 / 3°29'46"W

OS Eastings: 296142

OS Northings: 174059

OS Grid: SS961740

Mapcode National: GBR HH.MK9G

Mapcode Global: VH5HS.CN2Q

Plus Code: 9C3RFG43+9G

Entry Name: Former Ebenezer Particular Baptist Chapel

Listing Date: 26 October 1995

Last Amended: 26 October 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16465

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

County: Vale of Glamorgan

Community: Llandow (Lland┼Á)

Community: Llandow

Locality: Llysworney

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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Located to the SW of St Tydfils parish church near the centre of the village, facing the road, leading W out of Llysworney, aligned on a NS axis.

History: Disused chapel erected in 1843 for the Ebenezer Particular Baptists. Central entrance on E elevation, later blocked, presumably later in the C19 when the chapel was re-ordered and a small lobby porch was erected on the N elevation, and the pulpit was relocated to the S end.

Exterior: Small non-conformist chapel of oblong plan, rendered elevations, originally painted white. Slated pitched roof. Two tall pointed arched windows to the front ( N) elevation with intersecting glazing bars over small paned sashes, flanking a small, later porch. Identical matching pairs of windows to the E and S elevations, fragments of dark blue glazing to tracery still evident. E elevation has evidence of former central two-centred doorway, now blocked. The W elevation is unlit.

Interior: Chapel furnishings survive with small flight of flanking steps leading up to the platform at S end. Seating for the elders located to the E, set adjacent to the podium. Three rows of simple pews face onto the podium leading back to the rear wall of the chapel. Plain plaster ceiling with large central ceiling rose with acanthus detail. Simple moulded cornice. Stove stands against the W wall half way down the chapel.

Front garden boundary has cast-iron railings set on a dwarf rubble wall with fleur-de-lis finial, some missing. Rubble stone gate piers with capping and gate with detail to match the railings.

The chapel and boundary in poor condition at the time of inspection. (June 1995).

Listed grade II as a mid C19 chapel, that retains some original detail notwithstanding later C19 re-ordering.

Reference: Ieuan Gwynedd Jones and David Williams Ed. (1976) A Religious Census of 1851: A Calendar of the Returns relating to Wales, Vol. 1, South Wales.g

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  • II Parish Church of St Tydfil
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  • II Great House
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  • II The Old Sheep Washery
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  • II Milepost at the Carne Arms PH
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  • II PIgeon Hose at Nash Manor
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  • I Nash Manor
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