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Capel Y Rhiw

A Grade II Listed Building in Tregaron, Ceredigion

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Latitude: 52.2131 / 52°12'47"N

Longitude: -3.9065 / 3°54'23"W

OS Eastings: 269837

OS Northings: 258922

OS Grid: SN698589

Mapcode National: GBR DZ.2RNG

Mapcode Global: VH4GF.7MMS

Plus Code: 9C4R637V+69

Entry Name: Capel Y Rhiw

Listing Date: 10 June 1997

Last Amended: 10 June 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18482

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Situated on S side of Abergwesyn road some 2 km E of Tregaron. Set above road on stone-faced terrace.

County: Ceredigion

Community: Tregaron

Community: Tregaron

Locality: Rhiwdywyll

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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Calvinistic Methodist small chapel/schoolroom of 1866, a branch of Bwlchgwynt Chapel, Tregaron.


Rubble stone with slate roof. Small scale, two arched-windows with stone voussoirs and heavy stone sills. Small-paned sashes with radiating-bar heads. Door to right with single-stone lintel and C20 door.


Simple plastered interior with cast-iron and timber combined pews and desks. Small plain pulpit.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as the best preserved of the small branch chapels in the region. Historically important as illustrating the spread of non-conformity during the mid to later C19 in sparsely populated upland districts.

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