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Name:Bryn Melyn
Hill number:15620
Height:450.5m / 1478ft
Parent (Ma):2267  Tor y Foel
RHB Section:32A: Llandovery to Monmouth
County/UA:Powys (CoU)
Catchment:Usk
Class:Tump (400-499m)
(Tu,4)
Grid ref:SO 10943 18437
Summit feature:small grassy mound
Drop:38.6m
Col:411.9m  SO 1099 1872  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 161
(1:25k) OL12E OL13S
Survey:Trimble GeoXH 6000
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 32 users)ByDate of Ascent
A quick add-on after walking up Tor y Foel. A nice wee hill. Solo.Dangerous Dave17/09/2018
From Tor y Foel cp. easy summit with great views over the Tal y Bont reservoir.Campbell Singer25/03/2018
from tor y foel no clear hp however small pile of stones on to cefn yr ystradunderhill05/11/2017
Decided to do this one as it wasn't too fat from Tor y Foel.amarillo-oro-como07/05/2017
Easy walk from col. Good viewpoint. With TJBtrimarc202/05/2017
11.7 mile walk from Crawnon Valley (space for one car at minor roads junction),walked along road to Nantwenynen farm followed footpaths to foot of Tor-Y-Foel (bagged in 2009), bagged Bryn Melyn, along main path to Bryniau Gleison across moor to Cwar Yr Ystrad quarry, followed lane through quarry then up to Cefn Yr Ystrad across moors and onto quarry lane then up to the massive cairn on Mynydd Llanynidr, crossed easy moors north then down zig-zag footpath to Y Neuadd farm back to car. Sunny then cloudy, walk all on easy usually grassy terrain.DanTrig18/09/2016
From end of the road. 400m up to flat ridge at the top, not easy to determine a precise HP. Nice views, when the rain stopped!jonglew08/09/2016
Ran down Tor Y Foel and kept going.Ramblingpaul11/10/2015
From Blaen-y-glyn Lower Car Park near Talybont Reservoir (SO 06251 17046) - Pant y Creigiau - Bryniau Gleision - Bryn Melyn - Tor y Foel.david23020125/05/2015
4/7 Easy climb up from car park quite wonderful views.Fergalh11/01/2015
Parked at end of road at bwlch at SO 10997 18787 - plenty of parking. Took sheep track up north ridge to unmarked summit. Returned the same way.marktrengove22/07/2014
From Talybont-on-Usk, followed the Taff Trail and Forest Track to Bryn Melyn and then on to Tor y Foel. Return on minor road.rhalstead23/11/2013
S010944 18441Anton01/09/2012
Estimated date. On a run along the ridge from Tor y Foel.huwthomas15/05/2011
439m (3m). Cairn, pasture summit. RHW02/04/2011
stephenbuda23/06/2018
Moorponder09/10/2017
Lucky06/10/2017
maknipe06/10/2017
DC11main25/02/2017
iaindbrown28/08/2016
mnixon25/04/2016
MM02/02/2016
Robert Kemp05/07/2015
twg2727/04/2015
Alex C02/03/2014
dicky16/01/2013
thenomad07/02/2011
AlanD15/08/2009
BrianMatthews16/10/2008
andrew.allum01/01/2000
IainT09/01/1988