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Capel Soar

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanddoged and Maenan (Llanddoged a Maenan), Conwy

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.156 / 53°9'21"N

Longitude: -3.7845 / 3°47'4"W

OS Eastings: 280769

OS Northings: 363582

OS Grid: SH807635

Mapcode National: GBR 64.555F

Mapcode Global: WH65Q.VX0X

Entry Name: Capel Soar

Listing Date: 17 February 1997

Last Amended: 17 February 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18234

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Situated on an elevated site at the southern edge of Llanddoged village, some 50m SE of the Llanddoged school; set back within a railed forecourt with rubble revettment walls to the sides.

County: Conwy

Community: Llanddoged and Maenan (Llanddoged a Maenan)

Community: Llanddoged and Maenan

Locality: Llanddoged

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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Exterior

Simple rectangular chapel, built in 1863; of snecked, rough-dressed rubble under a medium-pitched slate roof. Symmetrical front with plain gable and bargeboards. Arched outer entrances with panelled double doors and segmental fans with marginal glazing. Twin tall, central windows with multi-pane sashes including marginal glazing; above, a stone dedication plaque inscribed: 'Soar Addoldy Y Bedyddwyr 1863'. 3-bay sides with tall, recessed 18-pane sash windows with projecting slate cills; scribed, rendered S side, rubble N side. The SW gable is plain and pebbledashed.

Interior

Plain interior with pine box pews raked towards the rear; pulpit at entrance end with internal boarded porches. Plain plaster cornice with central ceiling rose.

Reasons for Listing

An unusually good example of an unaltered mid Victorian village chapel in a commanding position.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II T'yn Llan
    Situated in the centre of the village, immediately opposite St. Ddoged's Parish Church.
  • II* Church of St Ddoged
    Prominently sited in the centre of the village within a raised, circular churchyard with rubble revettment walls.
  • II Former Stable and Cartshed facing road at Old Rectory.
    Situated uphill from the Old Rectory beside the lane that climbs the hill from Llanrwst to Llanddoged. This building is set into the slope, faces the lane and is set well back at right angles to the
  • II Former Byre at right-angles to road at Old Rectory.
    Situated uphill from the Old Rectory beside the lane that climbs the hill from Llanrwst to Llanddoged. This building is aligned gable end on to the lane and is set back at right angles to former stab
  • II L-shaped agricultural range at Belmont
    Located 60m W of Belmont, set back to the N of the lane to Llanddoged and facing a former stable complex.
  • II Former Stable Complex at Belmont
    Located 60m W of Belmont, set back to the N of the lane to Llanddoged and facing an agricultural complex.
  • II Barn at Belmont
    Located some 60m E of Belmont and immediately to the W of the stable range and agricultural complex.
  • II Belmont
    Located approximately 1.5km W of Llanddoged immediately E of the junction of a lane running N from Llanrwst to Maenan and a lane running E from it towards Llanddoged; set-back from the lane with its

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