"History is a cyclic poem written by Time upon the memories of man."

Percy Bysshe Shelley



Members of the Garw Valley Garden History & Heritage Company Ltd. (GVGHHC), working alongside archaeologists Trysor have solved one of the enduring mysteries of Llangeinor.

A large mound, which stands on Bryn y Wrach common close to the village, has never been properly explained. It was first noticed in 1963 and thought likely to be a Bronze Age burial cairn, but had never been studied in detail. It eventually became hidden beneath a large manure heap, covered by nettles and bracken, and was

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Local Archaeology

Passing it on:

Exploring the importance of archiving records, documents and photographs. Also a chance to discuss the recent GVGHHC visits to the Glamorgan Record Office and the new Ty'r Ardd Local and Family History Reearch Centre in Bridgend.

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Garden History explained

What is Garden History?

The study of historic designed landscapes large and small.

There are many types of garden, but for convenience, they can be categorised as:

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To which era does the Bryn y Wrach mound date?