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Schoolroom at Bethel Baptist Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Mynachlog-Ddu, Pembrokeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9411 / 51°56'27"N

Longitude: -4.6997 / 4°41'59"W

OS Eastings: 214525

OS Northings: 230395

OS Grid: SN145303

Mapcode National: GBR CY.MT1X

Mapcode Global: VH2NF.HG9T

Entry Name: Schoolroom at Bethel Baptist Chapel

Listing Date: 6 December 1999

Last Amended: 28 October 2004

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 22766

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Situated immediately N of present chapel, on the E side of a minor road to Glandy Cross, some 250m S of the road junction at Mynachlog Ddu.

County: Pembrokeshire

Town: Clynderwen

Community: Mynachlog-Ddu (Mynachlog-ddu)

Community: Mynachlog-Ddu

Locality: Mynachlog Ddu

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire

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History

Former Baptist chapel of 1821 converted to schoolroom when new chapel was built in 1875-7. A long-wall chapel with raised centre window marking site of pulpit. There were presumably two doors, now covered over.

Exterior

Schoolroom, former chapel, roughcast rubble stone with slate roof and brick stack at left end. Raised plinth. Three windows to centre of facade, all horned sashes probably of earlier C20 replacing similar originals. Replaced concrete sills. taller centre window of 15 panes, flanked by two shorter sashes of 12 panes. Small plaque over centre 'Bethel Rebuilt 1821'. Right end wall has small gabled outbuilding with rear door. Rear wall has boarded door and 16-pane horned sash to schoolroom, small window to kitchen at right. larger kitchen window in N end gable.

Interior

Later C19 schoolroom interior with one main room and smaller room to N now kitchen.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with 1875 chapel as a good group illustrating the growth of the congregation through the C19.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Bethel Chapel
    Situated on the E side of a minor road to Glandy Cross some 250m S of the road junction at Mynachlog Ddu.

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