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Carmel Independent Chapel

A Grade II* Listed Building in Nantmel, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2892 / 52°17'20"N

Longitude: -3.3882 / 3°23'17"W

OS Eastings: 305412

OS Northings: 266576

OS Grid: SO054665

Mapcode National: GBR 9P.XVWV

Mapcode Global: VH697.7Q5H

Entry Name: Carmel Independent Chapel

Listing Date: 4 November 1997

Last Amended: 28 February 2005

Grade: II*

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 19016

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Set back on the N side of a minor road N of the A44, approximately 2km ENE of Nantmel.

County: Powys

Community: Nantmel

Community: Nantmel

Locality: Carmel

Traditional County: Radnorshire

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History

Early C19 chapel, said to date from 1829.

Exterior

Early C19 chapel. Rubble (painted), slate roof, with finial to L. Two storey, 4 window front. Pair of central 12-pane windows whose upper panes are treated as Gothic arches. Beyond these at upper level, square 4-pane windows with cusped gazing to upper panes. Below these, camber-headed doorways with boarded doors.

Interior

Unspoilt interior retaining early C19 character. Pulpit and set fawr enclosure placed centrally against front wall; steps with turned balusters. Gallery on 3 sides on wooden posts has panelled wooden frontal and clock; steps in rear L corner. Wooden benches.

Reasons for Listing

Listed grade II* as an especially fine and well-preserved early C19 rural chapel.

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