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Yew/Yews at Nantglyn Wales

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Copyright © Tim Hills - 1999
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Notes: A much photographed yew best known for the steps which lead to the pulpit in its hollow centre. Girth of 24' 1'' at 6'' - the height of the step - was recorded in 1999. This is a fine tree with a fluted red bole and numerous tall branches rising all around the hollow centre. In 1984 Reg Wheeler measured the yew and recorded a girth of 720cm (23' 7'') at the ground.
Classification: ancient
Classification Codes: A-g, hol
Girth cm: 734
Height measured: at 15cm
Girth ft ins: 24' 1'' at 6'' (height of 1st step)
Sex: male
Earliest mention: 1994
Source of earliest mention: Gazetteer of Ancient Yews - Allen Meredith
Date of visit: 10/08/1999
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