Berriew, Powys
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Berriew and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Glansevern Lodge

My gran, Mrs Evans, used to live at Glansevern Lodge, a loveley old sandstone building with trees all around it, and big rhododenderon bushes. It was a long wallk from the pump we used to get water from up to the house. We used to have an old outside toilet 20 yards from the house, which was very cold to get to in winter. At ...Read full memory

A memory of Berriew by Rodney Gough

My Uncle Clem Built The Lychgate

My Uncle Clem built the Lychgate, he was a carpenter who later lived at Cefn Caled Kerry. He was the son of Harry Griffiths, tailor and famous choirmaster from Bettws who lived at Pentre Lifior Cottage. My cousin Ray still lives in Newtown.

A memory of Berriew by Ron Griffiths