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Zoar Chapel, Tretower, Breconshire

Name: Zoar

Denomination: Independent / Congregational

Built: 1844
Closed: before 1999


Photography: John Ball
Date: 1 May 2007
Camera: Nikon D50 digital SLR
Zoar Chapel, Tretower

Note 1: Zoar Chapel was built in 1844 in the Simple Gothic style with long wall entry. By 1999 the chapel had been closed. [Source: Coflein database of the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales (accessed 28 July 2015)]

Zoar Chapel, Tretower

Note 2: Now a house. Solid lateral three-bay front of red sandstone, the grey ashlar windows and central porch with Tudor detail. Gable windows with intersecting glazing. The Tudor Gothic style is a contrast to the majority of mid-c19 chapels across rural Breconshire. [Source: The Buildings of Wales: Powys, by Robert Scourfield and Richard Haslam, Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 2013]

Zoar Chapel, Tretower

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