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Nearest town: Merthyr Tydfil

Site type: former religious site

Access: Public

Church name: No Data

Diocese: No Data

County: Powys

Country: Wales

Grid ref: SO00351476

Lost yew site: No

Date visited: 19-Nov-14

Recorded by: Paolo Bavaresco

Protection & responsibility: Church in Wales

Yews recorded at this site: Ancient 4m-5m, Notable

Notes: Nant-ddu cemetery is on the A470 between Merthyr Tydfyl and Brecon, at a height of almost 1000' above sea level. The chapel, dedicated to St Mary is now gone, though there are photographs of it in a decayed state in 1993. The building outline is now marked by a raised grass area. The graves are all old and give the impression that there has not been a burial here for decades. Of the three female yews that grow here one is on the west side of the old building and the other two east of the old church, next to the A470.

Yew trees at Nant-ddu:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
4514 Nant-ddu Ancient 4m-5m 434cm at the ground - view more info
4538 Nant-ddu Notable 381cm at 90cm - view more info