Capel Salem, Pwllheli, Wales

Capel Salem - abandoned chapel, Wales

A chapel in Wales that closed around 2010. The Pine pews and pulpit still remain in place.

Visited October 2016 Pwllheli, Wales Disused, Abandoned
Locals examining the fire damaged chapel
Fire damaged chapel

Capel Salem is an abandoned chapel in Pwllheli, North Wales. Built in 1862, the building was remodelled and enlarged in 1893 and is now Grade II listed. Along with the chapel, there are a couple of vestry rooms and a school room.

The chapel was closed for around two years from 1913 and required extensive renovation following a fire. The fire was started by a local man who had tried to steal money from the chapel. He was unable to find any money so started the blaze instead.

Capel Salem, Pwllheli - A historic image of the chapel
Capel Salem, Pwllheli – A historic image of the chapel
Capel Salem, Pwllheli - Upstairs in the chapel
Capel Salem, Pwllheli – Upstairs in the chapel
Capel Salem, Pwllheli - View across the balcony seating
Capel Salem, Pwllheli – View across the balcony seating
Capel Salem, Pwllheli - View from downstairs including the nice ceiling
Capel Salem, Pwllheli – View from downstairs including the nice ceiling
Capel Salem, Pwllheli - Seating and the pulpit
Capel Salem, Pwllheli – Seating and the pulpit
Capel Salem, Pwllheli - View from the front
Capel Salem, Pwllheli – View from the front
Capel Salem, Pwllheli - The chapel had a few other rooms including this one that was used as a school
Capel Salem, Pwllheli – The chapel had a few other rooms including this one that was used as a school
Capel Salem - School room
Capel Salem – School room
 
Capel Salem - Kitchen
Capel Salem – Kitchen
Capel Salem, Pwllheli - The chapel's main entrance
Capel Salem, Pwllheli – The chapel’s main entrance
Capel Salem, Pwllheli - The front of the chapel as it looks today
Capel Salem, Pwllheli – The front of the chapel as it looks today

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