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Bier House at Capel Rehoboth

A Grade II Listed Building in Harlech, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.8597 / 52°51'35"N

Longitude: -4.1053 / 4°6'18"W

OS Eastings: 258358

OS Northings: 331215

OS Grid: SH583312

Mapcode National: GBR 5Q.RZ4J

Mapcode Global: WH55Z.XD80

Entry Name: Bier House at Capel Rehoboth

Listing Date: 21 June 2001

Last Amended: 21 June 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 25509

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Within the chapel's graveyard a short distance to the E of the chapel.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Harlech

Community: Harlech

Built-Up Area: Harlech

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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Bier house built to serve the adjacent Scotch Baptist Rehoboth chapel, erected in 1820, and probably contemporary with it.


Small rectangular bierhouse of local rubble construction with roughly-kneelered rubble gable parapets; old slate roof with tiled ridge. Entrance to the centre on the chapel-facing side, with slate lintel; rectangular upper light to the L gable end.


Plain interior with single-bay roof; replaced purlins.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as an early C19 bier house built to serve the adjacent Scotch Baptist chapel, retaining good original external character.

Group value with Rehoboth chapel.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Capel Rehoboth
    On a commanding, elevated site on the eastern edge of Harlech with fine views over the town and castle; set within its own walled graveyard and accessed via a steep lane leading up from the Stryd Fawr
  • II Bryn Tirion
    Set against the hill slope at the junction between Pen Dref and a lane leading to Rehoboth chapel, in the centre of the town.
  • II Ty'r Felin
    Set back slightly from the lane behind a narrow garden.
  • II Gweithdy Saer
    Set back slightly from the lane behind a short metalled forecourt.
  • I Harlech Castle
    Imposingly sited in the centre of the town with dramatic views across Tremadog Bay and towards Snowdonia.
  • II Parish Church of St Tanwg
    Located within its own churchyard set back on a bend in the town's main street (Stryd Fawr).
  • II The Plas
    On the street line, at the SW end of the main street.
  • II Spar
    On the street-line, adjoining Plas Cafe.

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