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Vestry at Beulah Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Port Talbot, Neath Port Talbot

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5726 / 51°34'21"N

Longitude: -3.7565 / 3°45'23"W

OS Eastings: 278370

OS Northings: 187431

OS Grid: SS783874

Mapcode National: GBR H4.D5V1

Mapcode Global: VH5H1.TQZT

Entry Name: Vestry at Beulah Chapel

Listing Date: 25 April 2000

Last Amended: 25 April 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 23282

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Located in Tollgate Park immediately N of Beulah Chapel and almost adjoining.

County: Neath Port Talbot

Town: Port Talbot

Community: Margam

Community: Margam

Locality: Tollgate Park

Built-Up Area: Port Talbot

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

The vestry is contemporary with Beulah Chapel. Formerly located in the village of Groes, designed by the architect Edward Haycock in 1838. Shown in old photographs of Groes adjacent to the chapel. The village was affected by the M4 motorway in 1974 and the chapel, vestry, and gates were taken down and subsequently rebuilt in Tollgate Park in 1976.

Exterior

Single-storey 3-window range orientated E-W. Constructed of rubble stone with quoins under a slate roof. Stone end stack to E. Gabled porch to W with planked door to S side under a stone lintel, and single light window to W. Three-light windows to each side with heavy stone lintels and stone sills. Wooden windows with horizontal glazing bar and iron opening handles.

Interior

Entrance vestibule with planked doors. The interior is open with a stage at the E end. The fireplace is blocked. The rafters are partially visible beneath the ceiling.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for group value with Beulah Chapel and the gates and railings.

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