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Cemetery Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Guilsfield, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6963 / 52°41'46"N

Longitude: -3.1526 / 3°9'9"W

OS Eastings: 322200

OS Northings: 311585

OS Grid: SJ222115

Mapcode National: GBR B0.36HD

Mapcode Global: WH79H.JHY8

Entry Name: Cemetery Chapel

Listing Date: 22 February 1995

Last Amended: 22 February 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15785

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Located at the centre of the cemetery, near the centre of Guilsfield.

County: Powys

Community: Guilsfield (Cegidfa)

Community: Guilsfield

Built-Up Area: Guilsfield

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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History

Chapel, after 1902.

Exterior

Uncoursed limestone rubble with some timber framing, tiled roof.

Gable walls have a high plinth and battered ends, the side walls slightly recessed, and timber framed upper section on a continuation of the plinth, and is glazed between the framing with patterned calmes. West door, set in gabled walling slightly set forward, has 2-centred arch from a low springing on the plinth and canted reveals to double boarded doors. Wall plates and purlins have shaped ends. Door at centre of N side.

Interior

Has open timber roof and simple altar at E end on a raised dais.

Reasons for Listing

Included in the list as a well considered design in the Arts and Crafts style, unusual in cemetery chapels.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Vicarage
    Located in its own planted grounds at the bottom of a driveway off Dolwen, near the central crossroads of the village.
  • II Glebe House
    Located in its own planted grounds at the bottom of a driveway off Dolwen, near the central crossroads of the village.
  • II Bod-Isa
    Guilsfield
  • II Bod-Isa Cottage
    Guilsfield
  • II Calcott House
    Located attached to the W side of Trawscoed House.
  • II Clematis Cottage
    Lies at the corner of the Arddleen Road and School Road.
  • II Trawscoed House
    Located in a prominent position at the end of Arddleen Road, looking towards the church.
  • II Public Water Fountain
    Located near the centre of Guilsfield, against the front wall of 'Smithy Orchard', close to the driveway to the Old Post Office.

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