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Photographic study of Myddfai by Claire Meredith.

(February 16, 2011)

Photographic study of Myddfai

by Claire Meredith

 Myddfai is a village near Llandovery (Llanymddyfri in Welsh), in Carmarthenshire. It is nestled  in dramatic scenery, between rolling hills, winding lanes and farming landscapes populated by livestock, and framed by lush trees. Famed as the base of the celebrated 'Physicians of Myddfai', mentioned in thirteenth century Red Book of Herges (which also contained the Mabinogion), their dynasty lasted over 500 years. No surprise then, that the area has an evocative, otherwordly and mystical feel.

Cymru Culture recently visited this beautiful area, giving us the opportunity to make a photographic study of this lovely and evocative part of Carmarthenshire.

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One of the main streets of Myddfai

 

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A derelict, yet beautiful outbuilding

 

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Derelict outbuilding

 

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Agriculture still plays an important part in the local community

 

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Stunning building on the outskirts of the village

 

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Even dilapidated buildings have a certain beauty about them

 

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Chopped logs ready for the fire

 

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One of two graveyards in Myddfai, this one Chuch in Wales, the other chapel

 

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The ancient Church graveyard

 

 

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