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A Grade II Listed Building in Llanrhaeadr-yng-Nghinmeirch, Denbighshire

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Latitude: 53.1401 / 53°8'24"N

Longitude: -3.3814 / 3°22'52"W

OS Eastings: 307693

OS Northings: 361224

OS Grid: SJ076612

Mapcode National: GBR 6P.614B

Mapcode Global: WH778.1B3J

Entry Name: Capel-y-Wern

Listing Date: 29 November 1999

Last Amended: 29 November 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 22692

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Prominently sited at a cross-roads towards the eastern boundary of the community, some 1.6km SW of Llanrhaeadr on a lane leading to Cyffylliog; set behind a low rubble wall enclosing a shallow forecou

County: Denbighshire

Town: Denbigh

Community: Llanrhaeadr-yng-Nghinmeirch

Community: Llanrhaeadr yng Nghinmeirch

Locality: Llanrhaeadr

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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Second-quarter C19 chapel with early C20 porch addition.


Small rectangular chapel. Of roughcast rubble construction with rusticated quoins of raised plaster and moulded plaster architraves to the windows. C20 slate roof with deep verges, modern bargeboards and wooden finials to the gable ends. The main (road-facing) side has an off-centre entrance to the R with 2 flanking windows to the L and one to the R. Early C20 gabled porch of roughcast brick, with slate roof and plain bargeboards; open front with small 2-part windows to the sides and slate name plaque above the entrance. Original 2-part boarded door within, with ironwork handle and pegged wooden frame; wide, simply-moulded architrave. Original 12-pane unhorned sash windows, recessed, with moulded plaster architraves and projecting stone sills. Below that to the R is a boarded 2-light cellar window. The R gable has a boarded door and a slated lean-to Ty Bach, also with boarded door. Three similar windows to the rear.


Original simple, grained pine box pews in raking arrangement from the R to the Set Fawr at L. Full-height vertically-boarded sides and plain plaster ceiling. Simple canted, panelled Set Fawr, with moulded cornice and 2-panel rear with painted Welsh text band above.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its special interest as a second-quarter C19 chapel in a rural road-side location, retaining good original character.

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