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Ty Capel and School Room at Tal-y-Bont Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanycil, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.9271 / 52°55'37"N

Longitude: -3.6366 / 3°38'11"W

OS Eastings: 290079

OS Northings: 337890

OS Grid: SH900378

Mapcode National: GBR 6B.MR3L

Mapcode Global: WH66Z.3PKC

Entry Name: Ty Capel and School Room at Tal-y-Bont Chapel

Listing Date: 22 October 2001

Last Amended: 22 October 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 25817

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Adjacent to Tal-y-Bont chapel in the centre of the village.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Bala

Community: Llanycil

Community: Llanycil

Locality: Rhyd-Uchaf

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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Manse and schoolroom built to serve the adjoining Methodist Tal-y-Bont chapel c1870.


Mid-Victorian manse with adjoining school room. Of rough-dressed, squared slatestone blocks with continuous slate roof with tiled ridge; plain brick end chimneys to the manse section (L), with simple cornicing and ceramic pots. The 2-storey manse (Ty Capel) has a symmetrical 3-window elevation with glazed C20 door to a central entrance; narrow rectangular overlight. Original flanking windows on both floors; plain 2-pane sashes with marginal glazing and projecting slate sills. A short section of wall adjoins flush to the L and stands to a height of approximately 3m; 4-panelled door to the centre.

Adjoining the manse to the R, set back slightly, though continuously-roofed with it, is the school room. This has an entrance to the L with 6-panel door and rectangular overlight. To the R of this are 2 large sash windows with marginal glazing and sills as before.


The interior was not inspected at the time of survey.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a mid-Victorian village manse and school room retaining good original character in a prominent road-side location.

Group value with the adjacent chapel.

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