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Former Penuel Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Pentyrch, Cardiff

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Latitude: 51.527 / 51°31'37"N

Longitude: -3.2972 / 3°17'49"W

OS Eastings: 310109

OS Northings: 181699

OS Grid: ST101816

Mapcode National: GBR HS.H1C2

Mapcode Global: VH6DY.SWS8

Entry Name: Former Penuel Chapel

Listing Date: 31 January 2000

Last Amended: 31 January 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 22826

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Just W of the village centre on higher ground, surrounded on 3 sides by graveyard.

County: Cardiff

Community: Pentyrch

Community: Pentyrch

Built-Up Area: Pentyrch

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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Dated 1837. Former Baptist Chapel. Alterations to fabric suggest some remodelling perhaps from an original long wall facade. Converted to house late C20.


Small chapel of limewashed rubble with brick dressings to windows, Welsh slate roof with boarded eaves. Side elevation faces road with 3 long narrow round-headed sash windows with narrow glazing bars, multipane margin glazing, stone sills, ventilator grilles beneath; 2 smaller round-headed blocked windows also visible. At gable end W is a gabled porch with double doors in side walls and round headed window in gable; to main building similar round-headed windows to sides and smaller central window over porch, plaque above (currently removed) and blocked oculus in apex. Similar elevation facing graveyard shows some blocked features. Small single storey Sunday School/vestry wing to rear has doorway with voussoirs.


Interior under conversion; plan of W end open to roof and inserted floor at gallery level retaining cast iron piers.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a simple early C19 chapel retaining a largely unaltered exterior with tall round-headed windows.

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