kids encyclopedia robot

Tabernacle Baptist Chapel, Cwmyoy facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids
Tabernacle Baptist Chapel
Tabernacle Baptist Chapel, and attached manse, Cymyoy, Monmouthshire.jpg
Chapel and attached manse
Coordinates: 51°53′54″N 3°02′31″W / 51.8983°N 3.0419°W / 51.8983; -3.0419
Location Cwmyoy, Monmouthshire
Country Wales
Denomination Baptist
Founded 1837
Heritage designation Grade II
Designated 29 January 1998
Architectural type Chapel

The Tabernacle Baptist Chapel, Ffwthog, near Cwmyoy, Monmouthshire is a Baptist chapel, with attached manse, dating from 1837. Largely unaltered externally and internally, the chapel is a Grade II* listed building.

History and description

The chapel was built in 1837 and carries the date in a tablet above the entrance gable. The inscription reads; "TABERNACLE Baptist Chapel ST. JT. Builders. 1837." The manse is attached to the chapel, which has a Grade II* listing as "a little-altered example."

The architectural historian John Newman describes the chapel as; "a simple gable-ended building." It is constructed of Old Red Sandstone rubble, with a Welsh slate roof. The porch is 20th century but the doors are original. The interior has a seating gallery on three sides, supported by cast iron pillars. Newman reports; "long rows of hat-pegs at both levels."

kids search engine
Tabernacle Baptist Chapel, Cwmyoy Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.