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Latitude: 51.9446 / 51°56'40"N
Longitude: -3.5733 / 3°34'23"W
OS Eastings: 291956
OS Northings: 228513
OS Grid: SN919285
Mapcode National: GBR YF.MQ97
Mapcode Global: VH5FF.0DT3
Entry Name: Sion Baptist Chapel
Listing Date: 21 March 2000
Last Amended: 28 October 2005
Source ID: 23029
Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Location: Situated on the E side of Sennybridge on the S side of the A40 some 100m W of the bridge over the Afon Senni.
Community: Maescar (Maes-car)
Built-Up Area: Sennybridge
Traditional County: Brecknockshire
Baptist chapel of 1859 being converted to a house 2005.
Chapel, rock-faced squared rubble stone with slate eaves roof. Square plan, overall roof covers rear vestry, flat eaves. Lateral facade of 2 pointed outer doors and 2 pointed centre windows, with plaque between 'Sion Baptist Chapel Built 1859'. Windows have tooled sandstone voussoirs, stone sills and wooden Y-tracery with small-paned sashes to lights. Doors are plain boarded with Y-tracery in pointed overlights. Rendered gabled porches with pointed arched entries and plain bargeboards, probably added. Rendered W end, rubble stone E end with off-centre pointed window, with later C19 glazing. Rear overgrown with ivy. Door to basement at left side of E end wall.
Interior reconstructed as house.
Included as a good surviving Baptist Chapel of 1859 with striking Gothic lateral facade having original glazing. Unusual square plan allowing chapel and vestry under a single roof.
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