Minister:

Rev Sue Lawler.

Sunday Worship Time:

2.30pm

Twice a month

Open for visitors on Wednesday and Thursday, 2.00 - 4.30pm  (April to September).

 

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Pentre Llifior Church:
Pentre Llifior,
Berriew,
Welshpool,
Powys,
SY21 8QJ.

 

Grid Ref.
SO 147977

For a map of where the Church is, Click here

 

Pentre Llifior

 
 
 

 
 
 

Pentre Llifior is the oldest chapel in the circuit (built in 1798) and is typical of the late 18th Century being of rectangular in shape with rounded gothic windows and of simple appearance.  Constructed of locally made bricks it contains a small gallery mounted on two slender cast-iron pillars and has fifteen pews downstairs including the four that partially surround the Set Fawr in front of the pulpit and the communion table – extra pews were provided upstairs in 1799 by the unusual expedient of reducing/lengthening the original benches and boxing them in.

 

Pentre Llifior was Grade 11 Listed in 1953 (one of two in the Circuit, Cil Chapel at Berriew is the other) and currently is the only chapel in the Circuit to be registered as a Methodist heritage site.   This is because it is one of just two surviving 18th century Wesleyan Methodist preaching houses in Wales and is linked to a number of John Wesley’s itinerant preachers from the 1770s when Brecon was the Circuit town.  Ultimately, this should greatly improve its prospects and probably ensure survival for many years to come.  At the very least it opens up a number of opportunities and possibilities.  In addition, Pentre Llifior is the only church in the Circuit to have issued an historical leaflet.

 

Andrew Mathieson

 
 


Bacon Buddies - 2nd Saturday of each month, 10.30am – 12 noon Bacon Baps

To view the Pentre Llifior leaflet please view the attachment below.

Visitors: We can  accommodate small group visits by prior arrangement and provide a light tea/refreshments if this is required. We are located on Cycle Route 81 and so cyclists are most welcome riders to avail themselves of our facilities and drinks when we are open.





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