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Latitude: 52.562 / 52°33'43"N
Longitude: -3.8625 / 3°51'45"W
OS Eastings: 273843
OS Northings: 297647
OS Grid: SN738976
Mapcode National: GBR 91.CRNB
Mapcode Global: WH57G.MVXS
Entry Name: Pennal Independent Chapel
Listing Date: 4 November 1997
Last Amended: 27 May 2005
Source ID: 19015
Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Location: In the Llyfnant Valley on the N side of Glaspwll, fronting a group of 2 farm buildings at Cae Saer. A farmyard boundary wall adjoins the NW angle of the chapel, with a gate to the S. The farm buildi
Traditional County: Montgomeryshire
Small vernacular chapel of c1822, perhaps refitted c1870.
Small symmetrical single-storey 2-window chapel. Constructed of large blocks of random stone, white-washed to front, under a slate roof. Long-wall facade with central entrance containing a panelled door with 4-pane rectangular overlight under a timber lintel. The windows, flanking entrance, are narrow 12-pane horned sashes, immediately under the eaves. To rear, central 12-pane horned sash under a head of stone voussoirs lighting pulpit. Disturbed masonry with some large boulders to rear may indicate earlier origins.
Wooden pulpit and set fawr enclosure with floral reliefs and roundels; wooden benches; deeply splayed windows, roof ceiled at collar level.
Listed as a well-preserved early C19 vernacular rural chapel.
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