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Blaina (formerly Aberystruth)

Nearest town: Ebbw Vale

Site type: churchyard

Access: Private

Church name: St Peter

Diocese: Monmouth

County: Blaenau Gwent

Country: Wales

Grid ref: SO2002508020

Lost yew site: Yes

Date visited: No data

Recorded by: Tim Hills

Protection & responsibility: No data

Yews recorded at this site: Lost

Notes: An unvisited site. The first church of St Peter was built around 1500, but a 24' girthed yew recorded 200 years ago suggests that this has been a site of religious activity for 1000 years or more. The present church was built in 1845 to replace the old parish church which was severely damaged by fire in 1844.

Yew trees at Blaina (formerly Aberystruth):

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
1752 Blaina (formerly Aberystruth) Lost No data available - view more info