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Neath Port Talbot on Wikipedia.

Aberavon, Port Talbot - see Port Talbot.
Aberdulais, Sion Calvinistic Methodist Chapel on Fforest Hill. The former Wesley Chapel, now a private residence. Both Jim Parker.
Abergwynfi, St. Gabriel, the former Parish Church, now in residential use. Gerard Charmley (2011). St. Gabriel prior to its conversion - note the bell-turret, now gone, David Read (2003). Link. Caersalem Baptist Church (1887). Tabor Independent Chapel. Both Gerard Charmley (2011). St. Gabriel prior to its conversion - note the bell-turret, now gone. David Read (2003).
Alltwen, Independent Chapel. The date stone has dates 1831, 1861 and 1886 (the latter a little unclear). Gerard Charmley (2011).

Blaengwnfi, Villiers Street Church (1908). Gerard Charmley (2011).
Blaengwrach, Calfaria Chapel (1905). Peter Morgan (2011).
Briton Ferry.

Cimla, Neath - see Neath.
Cwmgors, St. Mary (Llanfair Parish Church). Interior view. SN 7050 1136. Capel Seion, now closed. The 25" O.S. map of 1906 labels it as Baptist Chapel (Welsh). SN 7051 1126. Y Tabernacl (Independent). Judging by the condition of the windows, this church is closed. Can you confirm? Howard Richter has advised that it has indeed now closed, but after Mike took his photo. Its dates are - built 1910-12, closed 2013. As can be seen on the 2010 Streetview, the windows had been covered with perspex or similar after Mike's visit. SN 7044 1082. Link. Coflein entry. All Mike Berrell (2009).
Cymmer, the former St. John (CiW), now a private residence. Bethania Calvinistic Methodist Church. Gilgal Community Church. The derelict Hebron Independent Church (1903). St. Joseph (R.C.). All Gerard Charmley (2010).
Cynonville, the former Baptist Tabernacle, about to be demolished. Another view. Both Gerard Charmley (2010).

Danygraig, Independent Chapel (1909). Gerard Charmley (2011).
Duffryn Rhondda, Seion Calvinistic Methodist Mission Hall (1922). Gerard Charmley (2010).

Gellionen, Unitarian Chapel. Gerard Charmley (2011).
Glyncorrwg, St. John the Baptist (CiW). Another view. Calfaria Baptist Chapel (closed). Bible Christian Chapel. Next door to it stands its successor, the United Methodist Chapel (1913), now apparently derelict. The former Nebo Congregational Chapel. Calvinistic Methodist Chapel. All Gerard Charmley (2010).
Gwaun-cae-Gurwen, Carmel Chapel (Independent, 1877). Two views of the rather handsome interior - 1, 2. Its Coflein entry says it was a re-build of a chapel of 1821. SN 7031 1191. All Mike Berrell (2009). This source says it has now been converted to residential use.

Margam, Port Talbot - see Port Talbot.

Neath Abbey, Neath, Neath Port Talbot - see Neath.

Oakwood, the former parish church (CiW), now a private residence. Former Baptist Chapel. Another view. All Gerard Charmley (2010).

Pen-y-Cae, Saron Calvinistic Methodist Chapel. Gerard Charmley (2010).
Pontrhydyfen, the derelict Jerusalem Calvinistic Methodist Chapel. Macpelah-Sardis Independent Chapel, formed following the merger of two congregations in 1994. Both Gerard Charmley (2010).
Port Talbot.

Resolven, St. David. Sardis Baptist Chapel (1904). Sardis English Baptist Chapel (1892). Another St. David. All Peter Morgan (2011).
Rhyd-y-Fro, the former Capel Saron, now in secular use. SN 713 060. It was replaced in 1904 by New Capel Saron. SN 713 060. Both Mike Berrell. (2009).

Sandfields, Port Talbot - see Port Talbot.

Taibach, Port Talbot - see Port Talbot.
Tonna, St. Anne (CiW) on St. Anne's Terrace. Another view. Nazareth Welsh Calvinistic Methodist Chapel on Henfaes Road. Noddfa Newydd Baptist Church on Wenallt Road was built to replace Aberdulais Baptist Church, which was demolished in the early 1990's to make way for a road. Another view. All Jim Parker.
Tonmawr, St. Teilo (CiW). Mission Church. Both Gerard Charmley (2011).
Trebanos, Parish Church. Capel y Graig Unitarian Chapel (1893), built to replace the remote Gellionen Chapel (see above). Gosen Independent Church has dates 1865 and 1891. All Gerard Charmley (2011).




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