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The Church Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Ysgubor-y-coed, Ceredigion

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5421 / 52°32'31"N

Longitude: -3.9384 / 3°56'18"W

OS Eastings: 268643

OS Northings: 295570

OS Grid: SN686955

Mapcode National: GBR 8Y.DYTG

Mapcode Global: VH4DV.PC9K

Entry Name: The Church Hall

Listing Date: 23 November 2004

Last Amended: 23 November 2004

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 83272

Building Class: Civil

Location: Situated just above main road N of churchyard across lane to Ynyshir.

County: Ceredigion

Town: Machynlleth

Community: Ysgubor-y-coed

Community: Ysgubor-y-Coed

Locality: Eglwys Fach

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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History

Corrugated-iron church hall of c. 1900, built as village hall by the Glandyfi estate. Offered for sale with the Glandyfi estate in 1906 and described in the sale catalogue as a corrugated-iron building used as village hall, with large hall, two dressing rooms, and porch, the site suitable for a small residence, with vacant possession 1906.

Exterior

Village hall, timber-frame clad in green-painted corrugated iron with timber bellcote-spire. Yellow brick base. S end has gabled porch with double doors to E and window in S end. Side walls each have three windows, square-headed with Gothic glazing bars to top lights. Small projection at end of each side with fourth similar window and door on S. Similar window in N end. S bellcote has louvred square sides with ogee heads and splay-footed metal-clad short square spirelet. Roof has a triangular vent on E side with trefoil cusped boarding.

Interior

Interior not inspected.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a good surviving example of the prefabricated corrugated-iron buildings used for churches and halls in late C19 and early C20.

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