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Sunday School in Churchyard of Church of St Cynidr & St Peter

A Grade II Listed Building in Gwernyfed, Powys

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Latitude: 52.0397 / 52°2'22"N

Longitude: -3.2009 / 3°12'3"W

OS Eastings: 317725

OS Northings: 238600

OS Grid: SO177386

Mapcode National: GBR YY.FLN5

Mapcode Global: VH6BH.GZNR

Plus Code: 9C4R2QQX+VJ

Entry Name: Sunday School in Churchyard of Church of St Cynidr & St Peter

Listing Date: 15 December 1995

Last Amended: 15 December 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17060

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Located at the E end of the churchyard, on the N side of the gate, built across the slope of the ground, with a small yard at the N end.

County: Powys

Community: Gwernyfed

Community: Gwernyfed

Locality: Treble Hill

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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Dated 1824 and built as the Sunday School for the Parish Church; later C19 alterations.


Rubble stone with half-hipped slate roof. Gable against the churchyard gate has a blocked opening with a flush sandstone pedimented slab over inscribed 1824 / SUNDAY SCHOOL. Boarded door on the W side, with bead-moulded frame. At the N end, a small yard enclosed with a stone wall, with one opening to the churchyard. At the S end, iron double gates top the churchyard with kissing gate at the side, the round bars looped at the top and infilled with dog-rails for the lower third. Octagonal stanchions with knob finials.

Reasons for Listing

Included as an early example of a Sunday school building, predating the present church with which it has group value.

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