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NEBO WELSH INDEPENDENT CHAPEL, MERTHYR ROAD, HIRWAUN

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NPRN 8889

Map Reference SN90NE

Grid Reference SN95890551

Unitary (Local) Authority Rhondda, Cynon, Taff

Old County Glamorgan

Community Hirwaun

Type of Site CHAPEL

Broad Class RELIGIOUS RITUAL AND FUNERARY

Period Post Medieval

Site Description Nebo Independent Chapel was first built in 1823, rebuilt on a larger scale in 1830 and improved in 1836,1851 and again in 1890. The present chapel, dated 1890, is constructed in the Sub-Classical style with simple round-headed first floor windows and a hipped box plan. Nebo is now Grade 2 Listed for it's 'architectural interest as one of the earliest surviving chapels in the region, retaining mid C19 external character with an unaltered later C19 interior'(CADW).

RCAHMW, April 2010

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