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Capel Ebenezer

A Grade II Listed Building in Llannor, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.9028 / 52°54'10"N

Longitude: -4.3866 / 4°23'11"W

OS Eastings: 239577

OS Northings: 336596

OS Grid: SH395365

Mapcode National: GBR 5C.P2XC

Mapcode Global: WH44J.L9BH

Entry Name: Capel Ebenezer

Listing Date: 8 February 1999

Last Amended: 8 February 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21356

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: The chapel stands at the top of the hill on the W side, on the corner of the road to the A499, leading N from Pwllheli.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Pwllheli

Community: Llannor

Community: Llannor

Locality: Abererch

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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The chapel was built in 1868 for the Independent Community of the village and area.


Built of rubble stone, the front and SW side pebbledashed around the raised quoins and dressings. Slate roof. Gable entry facade, with round-headed doors either side of the central pair of windows. A pair of panelled doors to each opening with overlight, the keyed architrave extending as pilasters to ground level. The windows are also round-headed with keyed architraves. Margin-glazed sashes. Above, in the gable, a smaller keyed oculus, above which is the datestone. The side elevations have 4 similar round-headed windows, without dressings, the heads turned in brick.

The chapel has a forecourt surrounded by a stone wall, lowered and furnished with railings either side of a central gate hung on stone piers.


Simple interior, with side lobbies over the entrances, forming sides to the set fawr. Plastered walls and coved ceiling with a simple cornice and a large central rose. An arch is placed behind the raised pulpit. Three banks of seats, the side banks angled towards the pulpit.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a typical country chapel, of group value with the adjoining house and listed items related to the parish church opposite.

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  • II Ty-uchaf
    The house aligns with the main access to the churchyard, near the W end of the village.
  • II Church Hall
    The church hall stands in a walled enclosure at the side of the main access to the churchyard, oppos
  • II Picton Jones Monument
    The monument stands in the NE corner of the churchyard of St Cawrdaf's Church, at the rear of the Ch
  • I Church of St Cawrdaf
    The parish church stands in the large churchyard well furnished with slate tombstones, including som
  • II Ty-gwyn
    The house stands on the S side of the main street through the village.
  • II ,7,School Terrace,Abererch,Pwllheli,,LL53 5LR
    Pair of cottages located on the N side of the main street, opposite Ty Gwyn. At the end of the gard
  • II ,8,School Terrace,Abererch,Pwllheli,,LL53 5LR
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