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PENYGARN BAPTIST CHAPEL (TABERNACLE), PENTGARN ROAD, PONTYPOOL

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NPRN 11662

Map Reference SO20SE

Grid Reference SO28530155

Unitary (Local) Authority Torfaen

Old County Monmouthshire

Community Trevethin

Type of Site CHAPEL

Broad Class RELIGIOUS RITUAL AND FUNERARY

Period Post Medieval

Site Description Penygarn Baptist Chapel was built in 1727, modified in 1836 and 1905. The present chapel, dated 1727, is built in the Vernacular style, as a single cell rectangular building with a long-wall entry plan and plain interior. It has the appearance of a two storey house on the outside.This chapel was closed in 1969 when the Baptists moved to the Tabernacle in Crane Street, but they returned in 1970. Penygarn is now Grade 2 Listed.

RCAHMW, March 2011

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