Capel Heol Dŵr, and Christian Aid office, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, Wales.

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Accessibility:

The chapel is on a narrow one-way street and there is no parking. There is a narrow pavement that you can use to view the chapel, although there is a locked gate so you can’t get close. There are toilets with disability facilities in some of the large shops (such as Debenhams or Marks & Spencer) as well as at John Street and King Street car parks.

Brief Description:

Capel Heol Dŵr, or Water Street Chapel, was originally built in 1771 in a Sub-Classical style. It was a Calvinistic Methodist chapel and became a Grade II listed building in May 1981.Canolfan Heol Dŵr in Carmarthen is where the Reverend Peter Williams lived and started creating a Welsh Bible. The chapel is no longer regularly used as a place of worship but its interior is intact and was open in September 2023 for Open Doors; please see https://cadw.gov.wales/open-doors-canolfan-heol-dwr-carmarthen

Further Information:

Address:

75 Water Street, Carmarthen, SA31 1PZ

Telephone:

None available.

Email:

None available.

Website:

http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/300009616-capel-heol-dwr-carmarthen#.WZK-klGGNPY

Opening Hours:

The Christian Aid office is now closed. https://www.christianaid.org.uk/get-involved/get-involved-locally/wales

Directions:

The chapel is in the centre of Carmarthen town. From the A40 turn onto the A4242, then follow Blue Street onto Water Street – be careful as these roads are one-way. The chapel is half way down on the left.

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Transport:

For further travel information in Wales please see: www.traveline.cymru/travel-info

Or call Traveline Cymru on 0800 464 0000

Amenities:

The chapel itself has no amenities but there are plenty of places to find food and drink within a two-minute walk in Carmarthen.

Travel Information

For further travel information in Wales please see: www.traveline.cymru/travel-info

Or call Traveline Cymru on 0800 464 0000