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Capel Nant

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanengan, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.8551 / 52°51'18"N

Longitude: -4.5459 / 4°32'45"W

OS Eastings: 228677

OS Northings: 331656

OS Grid: SH286316

Mapcode National: GBR 55.S06H

Mapcode Global: WH44N.4HJL

Plus Code: 9C4QVF43+2J

Entry Name: Capel Nant

Listing Date: 1 April 1998

Last Amended: 1 April 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 19626

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Also known as: Capel Nant

ID on this website: 300019626

Location: Situated set back in lawned garden on N side of road from Nanhoron to Rhydyclafdy, 100m NE of junction with B4413.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Pwllheli

Community: Llanengan

Community: Llanengan

Locality: Nanhoron

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Calvinistic Methodist chapel of 1877. A chapel is marked on the 1839 Tithe Map, on Nanhoron estate land.


Chapel, rubble stone with slate eaves roof on brackets, with thin bargeboards. Roof ridge has metal ventilator. Gable front in grey rubble with roughly squared dressings in the same stone. Composition is of a single large arch with squared quoins and voussoirs, and projecting keystone, enclosing three long arched openings and a centre keyed roundel with slate plaque 'Nant 1877'. The arched openings are two windows flanking a broader and slightly taller centre opening with a 2-light window immediately over double doors. Outer windows have 21-pane glazing, centre is divided into two arched-lights with roundel over by thin timber mullions, the two lights 15-pane. The doors are 6-panel. Raised plinth.
Side walls have no brackets to eaves, 4-window range of long arched windows. Rear has two long arched windows without keystones, brackets to eaves.


Plaster ceiling with ornate centre rose and moulded cornice. Timber end gallery panelled in long horizontal panels and dentil cornices. Plaster arch behind pulpit.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a good example of later C19 chapel design with a strong gable front composition.

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  • II Rhydgaled
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  • II Milestone
    Situated on N side of B4413 some 10m W of junction with B4415 E of Nanhoron near Rhydgaled.
  • II Bodlondeb
    Situated on W side of B4413 some 600m E of Nanhoron bridge.
  • II Milestone
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  • II Entrance Gates at Nanhoron
    Situated some 300m E of Nanhoron, set back slightly to S of B4413 road, and forming the entrance to the Nanhoron estate.
  • II The Lodge at Nanhoron
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