Chapel House Miskin

Chapel House Miskin

Chapel House Miskin lies just over the Railway Bridge on the Hensol Road from Miskin.

This is a rare surviving mid 19th Century Chapel retaining its original character. Built c1860 and opened in October of that year. The village was then known as New Mill. The Chapel was called Ebenezer and was Presbyterian denomination

Despite the date the design of this low, long-wall fronted chapel recalls that of the traditional rural chapel rather than the more common C19 gabled fronts. The chapel closed c1994 and was converted to a dwelling.  

It is a 2-storey former chapel on a steep site with one storey facing the street but 2 storeys behind. Rubble stone walls retain some render, while the slate roof has a brick stack to the right.

Facing the street are 3 horned-sash windows, with a lower gabled porch left of centre, in which the half-lit panelled door is on the right side. The left gable end has 2 sash windows in the upper storey and a projection against the lower storey.

Behind, both storeys have sash windows, the lower storey being the former Sunday School.  

Just behind the surrounding wall by the drive there is Great Railway Company boundary marker

For more information about the history of the community of Pontyclun please visit our online museum