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Capel Brynseion

A Grade II Listed Building in Abercych, Carmarthenshire

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Latitude: 52.0308 / 52°1'51"N

Longitude: -4.546 / 4°32'45"W

OS Eastings: 225440

OS Northings: 239996

OS Grid: SN254399

Mapcode National: GBR D4.G917

Mapcode Global: VH2N4.5720

Entry Name: Capel Brynseion

Listing Date: 2 March 1994

Last Amended: 2 March 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 14221

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Situated some 400m E of Pont Treseli, up minor road.

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Cenarth

Community: Cenarth

Locality: Pontseli

Built-Up Area: Abercych

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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This religious cause began at Cilfod Farm about 1804 as a Sunday School, preaching began there in 1810.


1831 Independent Chapel, altered 1870. Rubble stone with slate eaves roof and crested ridge tiles. Bracketed eaves. Lateral facade of two large centre sashes with arched heads and plaque between 'Brynsion Adeladwyd 1831 Atgyweirwyd 1870', two broad camber headed doorways and two 6-pane outer gallery lights with cambered heads. Slate sills and cut stone voussoirs. Doors are 6-panel with matching 3-panel fixed side pieces. S end lean-to. N end 6-pane and 12-pane windows. One rear centre 12-pane window and two outer 6-pane gallery lights.


Three-sided gallery on four marbled columns, panelled timber gallery front. Raking box pews. Later C19 balustraded pulpit with curved front and steps up each side.

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