The Churches of Britain and Ireland

Abercarn, Caerphilly

Abercarn on Wikipedia.

Ca'er Gorlan Baptist Chapel Charles Haddon Spurgeon preached here, and was sufficiently unimpressed to compare it to a prison. Gerard Charmley (2011).

Chapel of Ease Baptist Church. This was originally a bakehouse, but has been used for church services since 1871. Gerard Charmley (2011).

English Baptist Church (1850), with its schoolroom (1904). Gerard Charmley (2011).

The Full Gospel Mission (originally Primitive Methodist, ca. 1875) is derelict. Gerard Charmley (2011).

The ruinous St. Luke. Gerard Charmley (2011).

The U.R.C. now meet in the Rechabite Hall, since their own church was demolished, Gerard Charmley (2011).

Welsh Presbyterian Chapel. Gerard advises that it was built as Anglican by Lady Llanover, but when the church refused to hold only Welsh-language services, it was given instead to the Presbyterians. Gerard Charmley (2011).





01 September 2018

Steve Bulman

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