County: Powys

Beulah: Eglwys Oen Duw (Church of the Lamb of God)

13th January 2020

About this churchyard This lovely churchyard is under a quarter of a hectare in size and is a level site surrounded by hedgerows. A search of the biological records within the National Biodiversity Network Atlas from the 1km square that encompasses this churchyard contains 342 species. These are mainly bird records with lots of woodland […]

Glasbury: St Peter’s

8th January 2020

About This Churchyard St Peter’s churchyard is situated in an elevated position with fine views across the valley. It is about 1.4 hectares with a gradient towards the road on the West and surrounded by dry stone walls. There are 11 stunning Yew trees on site, 6 of which are listed as ‘notable’ on the […]

Llanbadarn Fynydd: Maesyrhelem Chapel

8th January 2020

About This Churchyard Maesyrhelem Chapel has a small and beautiful burial ground. The burial ground is 0.3 hectares, well managed and open for burials. The immediate habitat surrounding the site is woods, open fields and one minor road. The grassland survey found some lovely species such as quaking grass, crosswort, heath bedstraw, devil’s-bit scabious and […]

Llanstephan: St Stephen’s

2nd December 2019

About This Churchyard Located near the crest of the hill, with extensive views SE over the Wye Valley, this beautiful churchyard is quite a treasure. The ovoid churchyard is 0.5 hectares, well managed and has two notable and four veteran yews. The grassland is quite species rich and, along with the more common ox-eye daisies, […]

Hyssington: St Etheldreda

2nd December 2019

About This Churchyard St Etheldreda’s is a fantastic churchyard of great antiquity. The veteran yews, veteran oak and curved shape to the wall all suggest a pre-Christian or early Christian sacred space. The churchyard and church are both regularly visited and are well loved locally; the veteran trees, old walls, abundant wildflowers and beautiful location […]

Presteigne: St Andrew’s

8th October 2019

About This Churchyard This beautiful churchyard is under half a hectare in size and is a treat to visit in the summer when the meadow areas are in full bloom. Flowers include harebell, pignut, burnet-saxifrage, knapweed, yarrow, heath bedstraw, meadow vetchling and vetches. In autumn the front part of the graveyard is covered in masses […]