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Tabernacle Baptist Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Tal-y-bont, Ceredigion

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4871 / 52°29'13"N

Longitude: -3.9823 / 3°58'56"W

OS Eastings: 265498

OS Northings: 289530

OS Grid: SN654895

Mapcode National: GBR 8X.JD4J

Mapcode Global: VH4F0.XRL8

Entry Name: Tabernacle Baptist Chapel

Listing Date: 19 September 1997

Last Amended: 19 September 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18890

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Situated towards N end of Talybont, adjoining and to S of Bethel Chapel, both behind matching late C19 iron railings.

County: Ceredigion

Town: Aberystwyth

Community: Ceulanamaesmawr

Community: Ceulanamaesmawr

Locality: Talybont

Built-Up Area: Tal-y-bont

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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History

Baptist Chapel of 1834 refronted in 1931 to designs by J Lewis Evans of Aberystwyth. The original chapel was said to have built in 1815 but facade gives 1812 as date. Derelict 1997.

Exterior

Colourwashed stucco with slate eaves roof. Lateral facade of two long arched windows outer doors and upper gallery lights wholly remodelled in classical style in 1931. Channelled high plinth, to sill level, three pilasters framing main windows with moulded bases, fluted lower halves, festooned mid-panel and plain upper halves, no capitals. Full entablature breaks through eaves to modillioned pediment with shield plaque 'Tabernacle B 1812'. Arched windows are small-paned, tall, with eared architraves and elongated triple keystones. Outer bays have double 3-panel doors recessed under pediments on consoles rising from main sill course. Angle channelled pilasters and round gallery lights with apron pendant and elongated triple keystone. Bracketted eaves. End walls have 16-pane sash each floor. Rear 2-window, 2-storey range of 16-pane sashes and 2 added lean-to outbuildings.

Interior

Lower pews removed. Five sided panel-fronted earlier C19 gallery on 4 plain iron columns. Panelled pulpit with curved angles, fluted pilasters and steps each side. Great seat with balustraded back.

Reasons for Listing

A handsome early C19 chapel, with classical facade of the inter-war period, of group value with Bethel Chapel adjoining.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II* Bethel Independent Chapel
    Situated towards N end of Talybont, adjoining and to N of Tabernacle Chapel, both behind matching iron railings.
  • II Tyrrel House
    Situated in terrace of four houses, Nos 1-3 Tyrrel Place and Tyrrel House, just S of filling-station in Talybont.
  • II No 3 Tyrrel Place
    Situated in terrace of four houses, Nos 1-3 Tyrrel Place and Tyrrel House, just S of filling-station in Talybont.
  • II No 2 Tyrrel Place
    Situated in terrace of four houses, Nos 1-3 Tyrrel Place and Tyrrel House, just S of filling-station in Talybont.
  • II* Ceulan Mills
    Situated behind houses on main road, on W bank of Ceulan, approached through grounds of Glenydd and Wern.
  • II No 1 Tyrrel Place
    Situated in terrace of four houses, Nos 1-3 Tyrrel Place and Tyrrel House, just S of filling-station in Talybont.
  • II The Black Lion Hotel
    Situated in centre of Talybont facing SW over the triangular green.
  • II NE range, Middle Factory, Leri Mills
    Situated on S bank of the Leri, some 150m W of Talybont Bridge, at upper end of mill complex.

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