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Latitude: 52.9382 / 52°56'17"N
Longitude: -4.2769 / 4°16'36"W
OS Eastings: 247080
OS Northings: 340299
OS Grid: SH470402
Mapcode National: GBR 5H.LZH2
Mapcode Global: WH44D.8DMT
Entry Name: Capel Gallt-Coed
Source ID: 3182
Cadw Legacy ID: CN117
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Period: Post Medieval/Modern
Traditional County: Caernarfonshire
The chapel stands in small enclosure measuring approximately 30m square surrounded by a low bank of earth and boulders upon which are growing several mature trees. The chapel is situated south of centre and measures approximately 10m NE to SW by 6m NW to SE and is constructed of rubble masonry walls with quoins of massive boulders. The NE gable stands to its full height of c. 5m and contains a 16th or 17th century window of two round-headed lights in a squared frame with moulded dressings of freestone; to the rear is a segmental arch. The SE wall also stands to full height as far as the position of a doorway; it contains a single-light window of similar form to that in the gable, but without a rear arch. This part of the building has been consolidated and partly restored. The remaining walls are ruinous, preserved best on the south side to a height of 1m. Collapsed stonework lies in the south west interior grown over with nettles and bramble. There are a few young trees on the south side and one sapling sycamore growing out of the top of the consolidated wall at the junction of the SE wall and NE gable.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of Post medieval chapels. It retains significant archaeological potential, with a strong probability of the presence of associated archaeological features and deposits. The structures themselves may be expected to contain archaeological information concerning chronology and building techniques.
The scheduled area comprises the remains described and areas around them within which related evidence may be expected to survive.
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