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Llanfeugan, Breconshire

Llanfeugan, Breconshire

Preen Manor, Shropshire

Preen Manor, Shropshire

Ancient Yew Group Logo Bettws Newydd, Monmouthshire

Bettws Newydd, Monmouthshire

Molash, Kent

Molash, Kent

Dunkeld Cathedral, Perth and Kinross

Dunkeld Cathedral, Perth and Kinross

Research

How old are our yew trees?

Including dendrochronology and scientific reports

Surveys of non-churchyard yews

We have brought together the results of painstaking work recording yews in woodland and other non-churchyard settings

Peer reviewed papers, theses and dissertations

British, European and world-wide research papers on yew

Tree Register newsletter articles

The Tree Register of the British Isles (TROBI) sponsors the Ancient Yew Group by providing the framework for this website. TROBI has published a newsletter since 1990 and many of the Ancient Yew Group’s contributions are included on this page.

The yew in literature

Here we have included the most recent yew publications, a list of the contents of yew related literature between 1897 and 2002 and some poetry.

Yews in Europe

A chapter from Fred Hageneder’s¬† Yew – a history¬†considers the distribution and protection of European yew. Yews in Spain and France also feature.