ST0681 : Babel Chapel, Groesfaen

taken 16 days ago, near to Groes-Faen, Rhondda Cynon Taff/Rhondda Cynon Taf, Great Britain

Babel Chapel, Groesfaen
Babel Chapel, Groesfaen
Babel appears to be the name by which the chapel is currently known, e.g. on the bus-stop near it, and the bus time-table. This surprising name for a place of worship (in the book of Genesis the tower of Babel came under God's judgment as expressing man's rebellion against God)is a corruption of the Welsh word Babell, meaning a tent, presumably a reference to the Tabernacle, Israel's place of worship. Babell was originally a Welsh Calvinistic Methodist chapel, but is now used by the Plymouth Brethren Christian Church.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 4 November, 2017   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 4 November, 2017
Geographical Context
Religious sites 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 0693 8101 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:31.2188N 3:20.5679W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 0692 8098
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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