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Capel Soar

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanddoged and Maenan, Conwy

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.156 / 53°9'21"N

Longitude: -3.7845 / 3°47'4"W

OS Eastings: 280769

OS Northings: 363582

OS Grid: SH807635

Mapcode National: GBR 64.555F

Mapcode Global: WH65Q.VX0X

Entry Name: Capel Soar

Listing Date: 17 February 1997

Last Amended: 17 February 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18234

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Situated on an elevated site at the southern edge of Llanddoged village, some 50m SE of the Llanddoged school; set back within a railed forecourt with rubble revettment walls to the sides.

County: Conwy

Community: Llanddoged and Maenan (Llanddoged a Maenan)

Community: Llanddoged and Maenan

Locality: Llanddoged

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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Exterior

Simple rectangular chapel, built in 1863; of snecked, rough-dressed rubble under a medium-pitched slate roof. Symmetrical front with plain gable and bargeboards. Arched outer entrances with panelled double doors and segmental fans with marginal glazing. Twin tall, central windows with multi-pane sashes including marginal glazing; above, a stone dedication plaque inscribed: 'Soar Addoldy Y Bedyddwyr 1863'. 3-bay sides with tall, recessed 18-pane sash windows with projecting slate cills; scribed, rendered S side, rubble N side. The SW gable is plain and pebbledashed.

Interior

Plain interior with pine box pews raked towards the rear; pulpit at entrance end with internal boarded porches. Plain plaster cornice with central ceiling rose.

Reasons for Listing

An unusually good example of an unaltered mid Victorian village chapel in a commanding position.

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