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Walls to Chapel and Ty Capel

A Grade II Listed Building in Aberdaron, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.764 / 52°45'50"N

Longitude: -4.7869 / 4°47'12"W

OS Eastings: 212065

OS Northings: 322134

OS Grid: SH120221

Mapcode National: GBR GPKD.82H

Mapcode Global: WH33S.FSSD

Entry Name: Walls to Chapel and Ty Capel

Listing Date: 26 June 1998

Last Amended: 26 June 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20056

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Situated in front of chapel and chapel house and along path down to Abbey ruin.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Aberdaron

Community: Aberdaron

Locality: Yr Enlli / Bardsey Island

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Enclosing walls to chapel and chapel house and approach path, later C19 to typical Newborough estate pattern.


Rubble stone walls with stepped roughly squared stones as coping. Walls run on both sides of footpath along side of chapel and front of Ty Capel and along both sides of path up from Abbey ruins and also enclose the rears of both chapel and Ty Capel. 2 large square piers to chapel gateway. Similar walls enclose garden N of Ty Capel, with lean-to outbuiding on back wall.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value, and landscape value as seen from Abbey precinct below, forming part of a pattern of similar walls, a characteristic feature of the island.

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