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Entrance Gates, Boundary Wall and railings to former Bethany Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Abergavenny, Monmouthshire

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Latitude: 51.8229 / 51°49'22"N

Longitude: -3.0173 / 3°1'2"W

OS Eastings: 329980

OS Northings: 214301

OS Grid: SO299143

Mapcode National: GBR F5.WB6B

Mapcode Global: VH796.NF7W

Entry Name: Entrance Gates, Boundary Wall and railings to former Bethany Chapel

Listing Date: 27 October 1998

Last Amended: 10 November 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20755

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Fronting the roadway on north-east side of Market Street along the boundary of the former Bethany Chapel.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Abergavenny

Community: Abergavenny (Y Fenni)

Community: Abergavenny

Built-Up Area: Abergavenny

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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Baptist Chapel of 1882, designed by E A Johnson of Abergavenny, built by local contractor J G Thomas. The same design used for the railings and gates at the Bethany Chapel appears in a contemporary pattern book issued by W A Baker & Co. Ltd, Architectural Ironfounders of Westgate Ironworks, Newport, Monmouthshire.


Gates and railings in Aesthetic Movement style dating from 1882. Gatepiers of red brick with Bath stone dressings have chamfered stone bases, brick piers with vertical recessed panels and big pyramidal capping stones. Cast-iron entrance gates and railings have horizontal panels with marginal bars enclosing, at the angles, small sunflowers as paterae; inset centre panels have large radiating sun-rays.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with the former Bethany Chapel and for the special interest of the contemporary ironwork.

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