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Ty Rhos Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Cilgerran, Pembrokeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0366 / 52°2'11"N

Longitude: -4.6331 / 4°37'58"W

OS Eastings: 219493

OS Northings: 240849

OS Grid: SN194408

Mapcode National: GBR D0.FZD2

Mapcode Global: VH2N2.N21L

Entry Name: Ty Rhos Chapel

Listing Date: 15 April 1994

Last Amended: 15 April 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 14532

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Situated on W side of road from Cilgerran to Rhos Hill, some 2km S of Cilgerran.

County: Pembrokeshire

Town: Rhos Hill

Community: Cilgerran

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire

Exterior

1859 Independent chapel, in rubble stone with cut Cilgerran stone dressings, slate roof and paired brackets to eaves. Gable-fronted two-storey three-bay elevation, with arched small-paned windows above, cambered-headed 16-pane sashes below and centre arched doorway with double 4-panel doors and radiating-bar fanlight. All the window heads are in cut stone, recessed with raised keystones. Slate sills. The gable has paired brackets, later C20 render and a small keyed roundel in cut stone. Over the door is a roundel plaque 'Tyrhos Congregational Chapel Built AD 1815 Rebuilt AD 1859'. Three-window rendered side walls with similar windows.

1881 front spearhead rails on low coped wall with gateway of two plain slate piers with pyramid caps. Double gates with wrought iron scrolls and spearheads.

Old photographs show the whole front stuccoed.

Interior

Three-sided gallery on 3x3 marbled columns, raised above the level of the pews, the gallery front high and vertically panelled. Pine pews. Plain great seat. Arched recess behind the balustraded pulpit. Lobby has a traceried centre window with coloured glass panes, gallery stairs in angles.

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