The Churches of Britain and Ireland


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Betws-y-Coed, St. Mary. SH 794 564. From an old postcard in Steve Bulman's Collection. A modern photo, Martin Briscoe. Another view, Alan Blacklock (2010). Interior view, John Balaam (2010). The former church of St. Michael and All Angels. SH 796 566. Martin Briscoe. Another view, Dave Westrap. Dave advises that the church originally dates from the 14th century, and was the original parish church. Replaced by St. Mary in 1873, it gradually fell into disrepair, until efforts to repair and preserve it were undertaken from 1994. Declared redundant in 2000, a trust now leases it from the Church in Wales. Another view, and the interior, both John Balaam (2017). Link1. Link2. Brynmawr (Welsh Presbyterian). SH 790 566. Steve Bulman.
Betws-yn-Rhos, St. Michael. Another view. SH 907 736. Both Martin Briscoe. Interior view. Mike Berrell. Hyfrydol Chapel (1888). SH 908 734. Mike Berrell. Former chapel, now in secular use. SH 908 736. Mike Berrell. Janet Gimber advises that this was Horeb Wesleyan Methodist.
Bron Haul, former Chapel (1878), now in secular use. SH 848 545. Mike Berrell.
Bwlch Yr Haiarn, an Outdoor Education Centre - possibly a former chapel? SH 778 595. Martin Briscoe. Janet Gimber advises that it was Capel Horeb (Calvinistic Methodist), and dates back to at least 1889 (at which date it appears on an old map).
Bylchau, St. Thomas. SH 976 630. Martin Briscoe.

Caerhun, St. Mary. SH 777 704. Martin Briscoe.

Capel Curig, St. Julitta. Dating from the decades either side of 1500, this was originally known as Capel Curig, or Curig's Chapel, from which the village took its name. The chapel's name was changed in 1883 when a new church was built. Two additional views - 1, 2. SH 718 579. All Dennis Harper (2013). Link. The new church was St. Curig (1883), but which has since been closed, and is now converted to a holiday let. Paul Wood. Link has numerous photos - well worth looking at for a superb mosaic.
Capel Garmon, the former St. Garmon (CiW) dating from 1862. SH 815 554. Mike Berrell. Another view. Dave explains that this was originally a Chapel of Ease to Llanwrst, and became a separate parish in 1927. There were earlier churches on the same site. Dave Westrap. Link1. Link2. Link3. The former Seion Methodist Chapel. SH 816 553. Mike Berrell. Link1. Link2.
Capel Siloam, Chapel, dating from 1875. SH 833 530. Mike Berrell.
Cerrigydrudion, St. Mary Magdalene. SH 953 487. Martin Briscoe. Another view. Dave Westrap. Link1. Link2Capel Jerwsalem (Calvinistic Methodist, 1899). SH 952 485. Martin Briscoe. Link. The former Moriah (Moreia) Congregational Chapel (1876) now serves as part of a medical practise. SH 954 486. Martin Briscoe. Link.
Colwyn Bay.

Dinmael, Chapel. SJ 006 448. Martin Briscoe.
Dolwyddelan, St. Gwyddelan (CiW). Link1. Link2. Capel Bethel. Moriah Chapel. All
John Balaam (2009).
Dwygyfylchi, St. Gwynin. Eglwys Gynulleidfaol Horeb. Converted chapel. All Martin Briscoe.

Eglwysbach, St. Martin. From an old postcard in Steve Bulman's Collection. Link.

Gellioedd, Independent Chapel. Its predecessor (ruinous) stands adjacent. Both Gervase N. E. Charmley (2011).
Gwydir Uchaf, Chapel. SH 795 609. Martin Briscoe.
Gyffin, Meddygfa Chapel. SH 779 769. Mike Berrell.

Henryd, Chapel (1822). SH 769 748. Mike Berrell.

Kinmel Bay, Kinmel Bay Church. SH 990 800. Mike Berrell.

Llanbedr-Y-Cennin, St. Peter. SH 760 696. Salem Chapel. SH 764 693. Both Martin Briscoe.
Llanddulas, St. Cynbryd. SH 909 782. Mike Berrell. An old postcard view, from Reg Dosell's Collection. Link1. Link2. St. Mary. SH 908 782. Mike Berrell. Methodist Church (1951) on Minffordd Road. SH 905 781. Mike Berrell.
Llandrillo yn Rhos, St. Trillo. SH 832 806. Mike Berrell. Link.
Llandudno Junction, St. Michael and All Angels, on Glyn-y-Marl Road. SH 798 782. Mike Berrell. Another view. Noel Walley. Link. Former chapel, now Canolfan Iman Centre, on Glyn-y-Marl Road. SH 797 780. Mike Berrell. Eglwys Bresbyteraidd Cymru at Pensarn, formerly Calvinistic Methodist Chapel, dating from 1888. SH 805 777. Mike Berrell. Preswylfa Methodist Chapel on Conwy Roa
d. Seventh-day Adventist Church also meets here. SH 799 778. Mike Berrell. St. Cystennin, on Cystennin Lane - Llangystennin Parish Church. SH 822 792. Noel Walley.
Llanelian, St. Elian (CiW). Two additional views - 1, 2. SH 863 7694. All
Martin Richter (2011). Link, which has numerous interior photos, including the wall paintings. Grade II* listing, which dates the church as medieval, with a mention in a document of 1291, and on the site of an earlier church.
Llanfair Talhaiarn, St. Mary and St. Talhaearn (CiW). Interior view. Both John Balaam (2010). Link.
Llangystennin - see Llandudno.
Llanrhos, Llandudno - see Llandudno.
Llansan Sior, St. George. Interior view. SH 974 758. Former Chapel (1866) now in secular use. SH 977 763. All Mike Berrell.

Maerdy, St. Catherine. SJ 018 444. Martin Briscoe.
Mochdre, the former St. Mary, currently (2008) closed and awaiting sale and redevelopment. SH 827 783. St. David (R.C., Society of St. Pius X). SH 831 792. Link. Bron-y-Nant Crematorium Chapel. SH 828 794. Link. All Mike Berrell.
Moelfre, Ty Capel. SH 961 742. Mike Berrell.

Nebo, Chapel (1867). SH 837 561. Mike Berrell.

Old Colwyn.

Padog, Chapel. SH 840 513. Mike Berrell.
Pandy Tudor, chapel. SH 859 644. Martin Briscoe.
Penmaen Rhos, Diswylfa Addoldy yr Eglwys Fethodistraidd (1901). Mike Berrell.

Pensarn, St. David (CiW) on South Parade. SH 948 786. Chapel (closed) on Towyn Road. SH 949 787. Mike thinks it might have been Presbyterian. Judy Flynn, referencing Pevsner, and an old postcard, advises that it was indeed Presbyterian, of the English speaking variety, and dating from 1877-8. Pensarn Family Church (Evangelical Alliance, Presbyterian Church). SH 949 787. All Mike Berrell.
Pentrefoelas, Parish Church (dedication lost). SH 873 516. Mike Berrell.

Rowen, Seion Chapel. SH 758 721. Martin Briscoe.

St. George - see Llansan Sior above.

Tal-y-Bont, Capel-y-M.C. SH 769 684. Martin Briscoe. Another view. Steve Bulman.
Trefriw, St. Mary (CiW). 115 SH 780 632. Dave Westrap. Another view. Steve Bulman. Link. Independent Chapel. 115 SH 780 631. Dave Westrap. Link. Peniel Presbyterian Church. 115 SH 780 632. Dave Westrap.
Ty-Nant, Moriah Chapel dating from 1876. SH 990 448. Martin Briscoe.
Tyn-Y-Groes, Chapel. SH 775 719. Martin Briscoe.

Ysbyty Ifan, St. John the Baptist. Interior view. SH 843 489. The former Seion Calvinistic Methodist Chapel, now disused. SH 844 486. Both Mike Berrell.




17 April 2019

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