- Nprn: 6171
- Cadw Ref: 61/G/22(1)
- Cadw Record No: 14428
- Summary: The first Treble Hill Church was built c.1820 and rebuilt in 1866 in the Sub-Classical and Romanesque style with a gable entry, an adjoining chapel house and garden. The vestry is now generally used as the chapel, with the main chapel only used for large gatherings. The building is Grade 2 listed.
RCAHMW, June 2009.
- Description: The church was formed in 1862. The present church was built or rebuilt in 1866, in the Sub-Classical and Romanesque style, gable entry type; it was opened? In 1867. Date of Chapel: 1866. See Site Files [Ecclesiastical] for photos. Status (2001): in chapel use.
Prominent large red brick chapel, S of River Wye, off main Brecon-Leominster/Brecon-Hay road junction.
Grade II Listed Building Cadw Ref. 62/63/94
Large chapel in classical style with adjoined chapel house and garden.
Built 1866, dressed stone foundation layers surmounted by red brick. Gable slated roof with plain ridge tiles. Single brick chimney N gable end. Single brick chimney chapel house gable end. Dressed stone features, brick dentil course. Brick platband.
Main façade - S gable end. Rendered pilasters form three bays. Triangular pediment of brick & ashlar. Datestone forms tympanum.
Two steps lead up to two rectangular stone doorways, keystone lintels to L & R of main façade. Two pairs of heavy t & g entrance doors.
Two longitudinal 12-pane round headed windows, stone sills, aslar, keystone, brick headers. Semi-circular lights, glazing bars.
Middle bay, large 28-pane round headed window with semi-circular lights. All fenestration similarly dressed.
E & W elevation chapel fenestration - Four longitudinal round headed windows, 44-pane, semi circular lights, glazing bars. Four rendered pilasters form bays.
Chapel house. E elevation - Single rectangular t & g entrance door, brick lintel.
W elevatiom - Deeper stone coursing, ground slopes to SE. Stone steps lead up to main entrance door. Rectangular t & g door below brick lintel. Single 12-pane sash, brick sill & lintel to L.
N gable end - Three rows of fenestration. Two rectangular doorways, basement level. Two square windows. Ground floor/main entrance level - three rectangular openings, two 12-pane sashes, one blind window. 1st floor, two 16-pane sashes.
Wooden window frames on chapel house. Glazing bars, main chapel. Chapel house gable roof slightly lower. N gable end of chapel & chapel house, decorative weatherboarding.
Chapel interior. Plastered walls above dado panelling. Plastered ceiling with single decorative moulding painted blue around central light fitting.
T & g floor.
Two aisles separate bench pews. Estimated seating 200.
Large rectangular sedd fawr, wood panelled enclosure set against N wall below classical moulded plaster reredos, painted blue with integral clock, N wall. Open backed bench seating in sedd fawr.
Pulpit part of sedd fawr front panelling, attached lectern
Internal Baptistry, front of sedd fawr, removable wood panel. Water let in from River Wye.
Portable organ now in schoolroom, Sames Organ Co.Ltd. "The Dorothy Organ".
Vestry now used as chapel. Main chapel only used at large gatherings. Vestry occupies half of 1st floor of chapel house. Entrance via E wall door and internal door from R of sedd fawr.
Garden area to rear of chapel house, lawn to W, loose stone garage.
Chapel surrounded by loose stone wall. Wrought iron railings above wall to main road & pair of wrought iron gates in dressed stone pillars. Tarmac front entrance. Hedge to E.
Above report of 31/01/1995 by CPAT.
- Built: 1862 Source:RCCEORBWM
- Built: 1866 Source:Plaque
- Built: 1866 Source:Marching to Zion
- Built: 1820A Source:Welsh Office of MHLG
- Church Formed: 1862 Source:Llawlyfr 2001
- Date Of Chapel: 1866 Source:
- Rebuilt: 1866 Source:Cadw
- £ 900: 1905 (RCCEORBWM)
- 300: 1905 Sittings (RCCEORBWM)
- Chapel: 2001 (Llawlyfr)
- Chapel: 2008 (Denominational website)
- Disused: 2010 (R Scourfield)
- English: 2001 (Llawlyfr)
- Monument Type: CHAPEL
- Form: Building
- Storey: Single Storey
- Style: Classical
- Plan: Gable Entry
- Pulpit Position: Rear Wall
- Window Glazing: Round Headed
- Windows: Round-Headed
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- Grid Reference: SO18063923
- Address: TREBLE HILL, CLAS-AR-WY, GLASBURY