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Nearest town: Brecon

Site type: churchyard

Access: Private

Church name: St Mary Virgin

Diocese: Swansea and Brecon

County: Powys

Country: Wales

Grid ref: SO1018428663

Lost yew site: No

Date visited: 29-Apr-04

Recorded by: Tim Hills/Paul Wood

Protection & responsibility: Church in Wales

Yews recorded at this site: Lost, Notable

Notes: There is a tradition that the first church here was founded in the 6th century. The oval churchyard strengthens the contention for an early medieval origin for the church. It was once dedicated to St Cynidir. The present building is not aligned E/W.

Yew trees at Llanywern:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
4924 Llanywern Lost No data available - view more info
1799 Llanywern Notable No data available - view more info