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Report - Bethel Chapel, Newtown - April 2015

Discussion in 'Other Sites' started by Goldie87, Apr 11, 2015.

  1. Goldie87

    Goldie87 28DL Regular User
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    Constructed between 1875 and 1876, this is the third Welsh Calvinist chapel to have been built in Newtown. Designed by the famous Liverpool architect Richard Owens, and built at a cost of £2300, the chapel was constructed in the gothic style. The front elevation is in squared masonry and sandstone dressings with a central door and two buttresses to the main gable (from which spirelets have been removed). The remainder is in yellow brick beneath a slated roof to a tiled ridge. It probably seated about 450 people but is now in a sad state of disrepair, the holes in the roof have lead to some major rot to one side of the building.

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    Nice pics :thumb Im surprised the stained glass is still intact though!
     
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    Yeah loving those windows
     
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    liking that; shame its not local
    Nice to meet you on a site recently :D
     
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    Those stained glass windows are beautiful,
    Nicely captured :thumb
     
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    Nice work, I'm amazed those lights are still their too…right up Drew pritchards street. nice to see this again we did did some time ago, i thought it would be in a worse state by now.
     
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    Spot on....nice report and pics there mate :thumb
     
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