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St Brynach's churchyard

Introduction

St Brynach's churchyard has an avenue of yew trees, perhaps dating from the medieval period, on the approach to the church entrance. The churchyard also contains unusual walled family vaults and some 19th-century Irish yews.

Visitor Access, Directions & Contacts

Telephone

01443 336000

Owners

Church of Wales

Features & Designations

Designations

  • CADW Register of Landscapes Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in Wales

  • Reference: PGW(Dy)67(PEM)
  • Grade: II
  • Scheduled Ancient Monument

  • Reference: Great Cross (Pe 164)
  • Scheduled Ancient Monument

  • Reference: Vitalianus Stone (Pe 151)
  • CADW Register of Listed Buildings in Wales

  • Reference: Church of St Brynach, Nevern
  • Grade: II*
  • CADW Register of Listed Buildings in Wales

  • Reference: Churchyard
  • Grade: II*
  • CADW Register of Listed Buildings in Wales

  • Reference: Gate to new churchyard
  • Grade: II
  • CADW Register of Listed Buildings in Wales

  • Reference: Mounting block by churchyard entry
  • Grade: II

Features

  • Church (featured building)
  • Description: Though the tower dates from the 12th century, the main part of the church dates from the 15th century. The church was restored in 1864 and 1952.
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  • Tree Avenue
  • Description: Avenue of four evenly spaced yew trees.
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  • Tree Avenue
  • Description: Row of Irish yews along the south-east boundary wall.
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Key Information

Type

Cemetery

Purpose

Cemetery

Principal Building

Church

Survival

Part: standing remains

Hectares

0.3

Open to the public

Yes

Civil Parish

Nevern

References

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