The Churches of Britain and Ireland

  Porth, Rhondda Cynon Taff                    

Porth on Wikipedia.

All photos Gervase N. E. Charmley.

Church in Cymmer.

Although previously listed as the former Bethlehem Calvinistic Methodist Church, David Bolton has advised that Bethlehem stood in the yard visible in this photo. The present building was the former Primitive Methodist Chapel. It is now a nightclub.

Calfaria Calvinistic Methodist Church. Another view. In the original there is an inscription visible in the roundel just below the apex of the roof - although a little indistinct, it looks like it was built in 1831.

The Gatehouse Church, formerly the Ebenezer Welsh Wesleyan Methodist Church, dating from 1903.

The former Porth Salvation Army Citadel.

The tiny Porth Spiritualist Church.

Porth U.R.C. Gervase suspects that this may be a re-fronted older building.

St. Paul (CiW), the parish church.

Seion Baptist Church.

Tabernacle English Baptist Church (1877). Link.

No longer recognisable as having been a church, the former English Wesleyan Chapel is now flats.

Caersalem Newydd Welsh Independent Chapel, dating from 1907.
The former Cymmer Congregational Church. Another view showing the date of 1870.
The former Cymmer Welsh Independent Church (1834).
The former Pisgah Baptist Church.
Rhondda Apostolic Mission.
St. John (CiW), the parish church.






01 November 2015

Steve Bulman

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