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Capel Tabernacl

(Auction Guide)


Under Offer

Property Agent

Aled Ellis

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Reference: M18/059


Enjoying a slightly elevated position at this quiet rural village a Grade 2 listed former chapel.

For Sale By Public Auction on Wednesday 5th September 2018 at 2.00pm at The Park Lodge Hotel, Aberystwyth



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Enjoying a slightly elevated position at this quiet rural village.


General Note

This former chapel is offered for sale by The Welsh Baptist Union Corporation Limited. The Baptist Union of Wales is a registered as charity number 1154855. Our client is required to obtain the best value in all disposals in line with the provisions of The Charity Act 2011.

Listed Building

The chapel is a Grade 2 listed building Ref 24020. Listed in September 2000.
Reason of listing -
A well preserved small chapel once typical of the lead mining region with painted grained box pews surviving.

Method Of Sale

The chapel is offered for sale by Public Auction on Wednesday 5th September 2018 at 2.00 pm prompt at The Park Lodge Hotel, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY23 3TL


Cwmsymlog is located at grid reference SN837699. From Aberystwyth take the A487 trunk road north for approximately 2 miles before turning right to Penrhyncoch (signposted). At the village take the first major turning rightand proceed past the village shop and garage ignoring all turnings for about a mile before turning right for Penbontrhydybeddau. At the far end of Penbontrhydybeddau turn left to Cwmsymlog (signposted) and the track leading down to the chapel is on your left after Cwmcanol Farm.



These sale particulars do not form part of the conditions of sale and in the event of any inconsistency between and general remarks and stipulations the later shall prevail.


Cwmsymlog is a small hamlet developed as a lead mining centre over a century ago. The spoil from that activity is to be seen at the village and in the surrounding countryside. Cwmsymlog is situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty with many scenic walks nearby. Local amenities are available at the nearby village of Penrhyncoch to include general stores, garage and primary school.

To View

Open days will be arranged.


Freehold vacant possession on completion.


Mains electricity initially installed but no longer connected. No form of drainage or water supply.

Os Plan

A copy of the registered title and plan is included with these particulars.


The solicitors acting in this matter are:-

Pothecary Witham Weld Solicitors, 70 St George's Square, London SW1V 3RD. 0207 821 8211 cperkins@pwwsolicitors.co.uk Reference Number PWW:MA22067/0483. Please contact them direct for the auction pack.

Fixtures And Fittings

The chapel is sold as seen apart from the removal of the memorial stone in memory of Ceredig Davies KRRC

Planning Matters

Prospective purchasers must make their own enquiries with regards to obtaining change of use. Contact Ceredigion County Council Planning Department, 01545 570 881.


The purchaser shall be deemed to have full knowledge of the boundaries and neither the vendors or their agents will be responsible for deferring the boundaries or ownership thereof.

Particulars Of Sale

The former chapel enjoys a slightly elevated south facing location with fine views over the valley.

The only means of access is over a pedestrian path to the side of the cemetery as shown in the photographs. The property has a shared hardcore track access lane from the council maintained road.

The chapel is of traditional stone and slate construction and is in need of modernisation. The total internal floor area (of one floor) amounts to approximately 850 sq feet of 27'2 x 32'3. About half of the floor area is sloping to accommodate the existing pews.


From cemetery a footpath to side leading to front entrance door. There is also an area of ground to the rear of the chapel.

Special Conditions Of Sale

Rights will be reserved in the transfer deed for people to enter upon the land to visit the cemetery and for those who wish to be buried with a deceased relative. As far as we are aware one party has expressed these wishes. The purchasers will be obliged to keep the cemetery in good condition.

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