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Former Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Town (Y Dref), Merthyr Tydfil

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7477 / 51°44'51"N

Longitude: -3.3771 / 3°22'37"W

OS Eastings: 305023

OS Northings: 206339

OS Grid: SO050063

Mapcode National: GBR HN.1586

Mapcode Global: VH6CY.FB0L

Entry Name: Former Chapel

Listing Date: 22 August 1975

Last Amended: 15 February 2006

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 87479

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: On corner site, attached to No 20 New Castle Street.

County: Merthyr Tydfil

Community: Town (Y Dref)

Community: Town

Built-Up Area: Merthyr Tydfil

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Mid C19.

Exterior

Stone with some render to R return gable; plinth. Elevation facing New Castle Street of 3 bays. Central gabled bay has 2 small round-headed windows over round-headed doorway with keystone and moulded surround; panelled doors with fanlight. Outer bays with taller round-headed window. Right gable end has three tall round-headed windows, that to L has lower drop than others. Rear return has round-headed window at upper level above window with rectangular head.

Reasons for Listing

A mid C19 chapel retaining its overall character. Part of a group of listed buildings in New Castle Street.

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