Yscir  Brecknockshire


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Yscir like this:

Yscir-Fawr and Yscir-fechan, 2 hamlets, Merthyr-Cynog par., Brecknockshire, on the Yscir, 11 miles NW. of Brecknock; the Yscir rises on Mynydd Epynt, and flows 12 miles SE. to the Usk at Aberyscir, 2½ miles NW. of Brecknock.

The location is the bridge over the Yscir river, north west of Merthyr Cynog village. Additional information about this locality is available for Merthyr Cynog

Yscir through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 23rd January 2020

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