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Welsh Baptist Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Denbigh, Denbighshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1839 / 53°11'2"N

Longitude: -3.4241 / 3°25'26"W

OS Eastings: 304933

OS Northings: 366152

OS Grid: SJ049661

Mapcode National: GBR 6M.3GR6

Mapcode Global: WH771.C7QG

Entry Name: Welsh Baptist Chapel

Listing Date: 30 September 1997

Last Amended: 20 July 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18953

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Prominently sited on Henllan Street (on the W side of the town), set back from the road behind a partly-grassed, walled forecourt.

County: Denbighshire

Community: Denbigh (Dinbych)

Community: Denbigh

Locality: Denbigh - Lenten Pool

Built-Up Area: Denbigh

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

A plaque above the entrance records building activity in 1812, 1836, 1884, and 1927; but much of the character relates to the 1836 date.

Exterior

Two-storey chapel with brown brick facade and limestone rubble side and rear elevations; some stone dressings, slate roof. Symmetrical three-window brick facade with gable treated as a pediment. Round arched windows with small-pane glazing and marginal bars, stone sills; central arched doorway with panelled double-leaf doors. Side elevations of 2 windows, on 2 levels, camber-headed windows with small-pane glazing and marginal bars. To the rear is a single-storey extension; above this, 2 round-arched windows as before.

Interior

The interior retains its gallery.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its special interest as a second-quarter C19 chapel retaining good original character.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II* St Mary's Church
    Prominently located at the Lenten Pool roundabout, set back slightly behind low curving forecourt walls.
  • II Bron Haul
    Adjacent to St Mary's Church and set back from the road behind a long grassed forecourt.
  • II Former Primary School
    Prominently-sited at the corner of the main Lenten Pool square.
  • II* Bryn Celyn
    Set back from the road behind a curved, narrow forecourt bounded by a hedge.
  • II Market Cross
    Located at the centre of a circular roandabout at the Lenten Pool Cross roads.
  • II Former Church Institute, including low stone enclosing walls
    Prominently-sited on NE side of Lenten Pool cross-roads, between Bridge Street and Henllan Place.
  • II* Bronyffynnon aka Hen Cartref
    Set back slightly from the street behind railed rubble forecourt walls.
  • II Gem Newsagents
    Occupying a corner site between Portland Place and the Swine Market.

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