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Tabernacle, Cardigan

Tabernacle, Cardigan

Name: Tabernacle

Denomination: Calvinistic Methodist

Built: 1760
Rebuilt: 1807 and 1832
Modified: 1864
Enlarged: 1902
Restored: 1986/87 to the design of Lloyd Edwards.

Building style is Romanesque, long-wall entry type. A two-storey building with a tall pedimented central wing flanked by low porches. Hipped slate roof. The central wing has: quatrefoil oculus to the central pediment, rose pattern tracery with six lower lights grouped within moulded surround and three round-headed lights flanked by short buttresses to the ground floor. Arched traceried windows to the left and right with fluted architraves and cusped tracery.
[Extracted from Coflein database, on-line at:]
The chapel's most recent restoration is described here.

Photography: John Ball
Date: 24 July 1998
Camera: Agfa ePhoto307 digital

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