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Gates and railings to Bethel Calvinistic Methodist Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Cynwyl Elfed, Carmarthenshire

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Latitude: 51.9231 / 51°55'23"N

Longitude: -4.3676 / 4°22'3"W

OS Eastings: 237286

OS Northings: 227607

OS Grid: SN372276

Mapcode National: GBR DC.P58V

Mapcode Global: VH3L2.7XWL

Entry Name: Gates and railings to Bethel Calvinistic Methodist Chapel

Listing Date: 19 September 2000

Last Amended: 19 September 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 23992

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Situated in front of Bethel Calvinistic Methodist Chapel, in a prominent position in the main street of the village of Cynwyl Elfed.

County: Carmarthenshire

Town: Carmarthen

Community: Cynwyl Elfed

Community: Cynwyl Elfed

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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Gates and railings to Calvinistic Methodist chapel, probably of 1881 when the chapel was renewed. Railings made by the Priory Foundry, Carmarthen.


Gates and railings to parabolic curve plan. Rock-faced stone low walls, with painted slate ridged coping, stepped up to follow line of hill from centre entrance gates. Low cast-iron railings to intersected pattern with top and bottom rails and spearhead finials. Centre double gates hung on two thin square cast-iron posts with cornices and urn finials. Double gates with similar detail to railings but in 3 slightly varied rows and with double bottom rail.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a good example of Carmarthenshire foundry work, of group value with Capel Bethel.

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