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Capel Y Groes

A Grade II Listed Building in Cilycwm, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0445 / 52°2'40"N

Longitude: -3.8203 / 3°49'13"W

OS Eastings: 275254

OS Northings: 240023

OS Grid: SN752400

Mapcode National: GBR Y3.F90W

Mapcode Global: VH4H7.QWP1

Entry Name: Capel Y Groes

Listing Date: 29 November 1995

Last Amended: 29 November 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16973

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Situated on W side of village street, behind Cwm House and reached by Heol y Groes lane between Cwm House and Old Post Office.

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Cilycwm

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

1859-60 Independent Chapel, built for £320

Exterior

Colourwashed rubble stone with low-pitched slate eaves roof, and fretted bargeboards. Simple Gothic style with gable front. Three centre pointed windows, the middle one broader and taller, over tall pointed doorway flanked by pointed windows smaller than centre window but larger than its flanking lights. Windows are 2-light with thick Y centre mullion, and heads of each light have Y glazing bars except on narrower flanking windows of centre triplet. Stone voussoirs and stone sills. Doorway has paired 2-panel doors and pointed overlight with intersecting glazing bars. Gable date plaque "Capel Y Groes 1859". Three-window sides with similar pointed windows, but brick heads.

Interior

Three-sided boarded ceiling. Single gallery at entry end, on one painted iron column. Stair up on S side. Classical detail to gallery front, brackets, guttae and long and short panels. Clock inscribed with opening date March 8th 1860. Very low painted pews with panelled backs. Simple Gothic panelled pulpit.
Chapel front court is enclosed by colourwashed rubble walls incurving each side of S iron gates.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a representative example of an unaltered Gothic chapel of 1860.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Ty Capel
    Situated on W side of village street, behind Cwm House and reached by Heol y Groes lane between Cwm
  • II Cwm House
    Situated on W side of village street, immediately opposite church
  • II The Old Post Office
    Situated on W side of village street, opposite Neuadd Fawr Arms.
  • II Llyswen
    Situated on W side of village street, opposite Neuadd Fawr Arms.
  • II Lamb House
    Situated on W side of village street, facing down Ship Street.
  • II Lychgate to parish walls
    Situated on W side of village street, in line with W door of church.
  • II Neuadd Fawr Arms
    Situated on E side of village street just S of churchyard.
  • II Lamb Shop
    Situated on W side of village street, facing down Ship Street.

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