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In Pontnewydd looking north towards Sebastopol

Ty Trappa Hill in West Pontnewydd looking north across the site to the ridge From Tŷ Trappa Hill in West Pontnewydd looking north across the site to the ridge. The fields will disappear and the ridge may just be visible above the houses.

Maes Gwyn Farm, the lane leading to the farm Maes Gwyn Farm, the renovated cottages Maes Gwyn Farm. On the left, the lane leading to the farm. On the right, the renovated cottages.

Looking west from the centre of the site

A panorama view taken from Bevans Lane west to the ridge This view, constructed from two separate images, is taken from Bevans Lane West to the ridge. This view accounts for less than a quarter of the site.

Looking west to the ridge from The Bryn Farm Up on the ridge on a beautiful day On the left, looking west to the ridge from The Bryn Farm.

On the right, up on the ridge on a beautiful day!

In the north east quadrant

Ty'r Brychiad Farm Ty'r Brychiad Farm, the barn Tŷ'r Brychiad Farm - a very old building and part of our heritage - for how long?
On the left, the farm. On the right, the barn.

Looking west to the ridge across the mediaeval field behind the Waterloo pub in Sebastopol Looking west to the ridge across the mediaeval field behind the Waterloo pub in Sebastopol.

From the ridge and Mynydd Maen looking east

Looking east from the ridge above the golf course towards Croesyceiliog Looking south east from the ridge across Pontnewydd On the left, looking East from the ridge above the golf course towards Croesyceiliog. Maes Gwyn Farm is halfway down the photo on the right and The Bryn Farm is to the left with Wrens Nest Farm above it to the right.
On the right, looking South East from the ridge across Pontnewydd

Looking down from the top of Mynydd Maen across the reservoir The reservoir in summer On the left, looking East from the top of Mynydd Maen. The reservoir in the foreground is destined to become a landfill site. On the right, the reservoir in summer.

Looking north east from the top of Mynydd Maen Looking east across the valley
On the left, looking north east from the top of Mynydd Maen.
On the right, looking east across the valley. The Mountain Air pub is visible on Mountain Road running right to left in the centre of the photo. There is an old forestry road in the foreground.

We hope you have enjoyed taking this "web walk" with us - come and see it for yourself, better still support us in our endeavours to keep it the way it is. Our thanks to Andrew Lewis (FTPG) for the photographs and the energy to climb Mynydd Maen!