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Moity Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Glasbury, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.072 / 52°4'19"N

Longitude: -3.1954 / 3°11'43"W

OS Eastings: 318164

OS Northings: 242186

OS Grid: SO181421

Mapcode National: GBR YY.CN07

Mapcode Global: VH6BH.K5LY

Entry Name: Moity Chapel

Listing Date: 18 January 1996

Last Amended: 17 April 2019

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17224

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Located on the N side of the road from Llowes to Painscastle, near the junction of the lane to Gogia. Set in a small burial ground.

County: Powys

Community: Glasbury (Y Clas-ar-wy)

Community: Glasbury

Locality: Moity

Traditional County: Radnorshire

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History

Formerly the New Zion Primitive Methodist Chapel at Moity, built in 1846 and converted to a house in the later C20 (1970s).

Exterior

Rubble stonework with a hipped slate roof. On the S side, facing the road, a central door, boarded with cover strips, set in a heavy frame. Four-centred arched openings either side contain paned casement windows, the heads with intersecting glazing bars, Boarded shutters. Similar window at the E end, set higher. Over the door, a plaque reading 'Built for the use of the PRIMITIVE METHODISTS, AD 1846. 3 square C20 windows set in the W end and 2 off centre glazed doors to the rear.

Interior

Converted to domestic with mezzanine floor at W with kitchen and bathroom on the ground floor.

Reasons for Listing

Included for its special architectural interest as a small rural chapel displaying good architectural character. It is important for its historic interest as a rare example of a Primitive Methodist chapel. Its special interest survives despite the late C20 conversion to residential which has respected the form and character of the building .

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