Ynyscedwyn  Brecknockshire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Ynyscedwyn like this:

YNYSCEDWYN, a hamlet in the N of Glamorgan; at the confluence of the rivers Tame and Twrch, 13 miles NE by N of Swansea. Iron-works are here; and anthracite abounds in the vicinity, and was brought into use, in 1836, for the blasting of iron.

Additional information about this locality is available for Ystradgynlais

Ynyscedwyn through time

Ynyscedwyn is now part of Powys district. Click here for graphs and data of how Powys has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Ynyscedwyn itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Ynyscedwyn, in Powys and Brecknockshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 20th January 2021

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