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Capel Newydd

Probably the oldest surviving non conformist chapel in north Wales, this stone building was built in 1770.

Nanhoron, Gwynedd

Opening times

Open by arrangement.


LL53 7SL

In the style of a barn, it may have originally been a barn or have been deliberately built to resemble one, a simple space to worship.

The floor is still earthen, with box pews between low whitewashed walls built of rubble stone and a pine roof covered in slate.

  • Social heritage stories

  • Glorious furnishings

  • Walkers & cyclists welcome

  • Space to secure your bike

  • Parking within 250m

  • On street parking at church

  • Level access to the main areas

  • Dog friendly

  • Accessible toilets nearby

  • Independent

Contact information

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