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Yews in the Diocese of Bath and Wells

Ancient yews (likely to be 800 years +) are found in 12 churchyards

Veteran yews (likely age 500 years +) are found at 47 churchyards 

Veteran yews (classified because of their condition) are found in 30 churchyards

Notable yews (likely age 300+ or trees with a known planting date) are found in 62 churchyards

Younger yews are found at a further 304 churchyard sites. This information should be available by July 2019

Ancient yews are found at the following locations:

Ashbrittle   420kb    
Bicknoller   290kb
Chilcompton   220kb   
Combe Florey   150kb    
Compton Dundon   180kb
Dinder   190kb  
Dunster   190kb           
Elworthy   260kb   
Kingston St Mary   205kb
Kingstone   320kb  
West Monkton       275kb
Withycombe   245kb    

Veteran yews (likely to be 500 years +) are found at the following locations:   

Angersleigh  160kb
Ash Priors   105kb             
Ashill   105kb         
Broomfield   220kb                        
Burrington   225kb                     
Castle Cary   290kb                
Chapel Allerton   300kb             
Chewton Mendip   125kb
Churchill     290kb                      
Churchstanton    145kb
Creech St Michael   275kb   
Cutcombe    125kb
Dinnington   140kb   
Dunkerton   220kb
East Chinnock   100kb              
East Woodlands   360kb
Enmore   310kb                       
Freshford   130kb                        
Keinton Mandeville   200kb
Middle Chinnock   150kb   
North Perrott   270kb                   
North Stoke   180kb
Norton sub Hamdon    180kb
Odcombe   205kb                       
Pilton   250kb                               
Pitney    140kb
Porlock   325kb                            
Portbury   625kb
Priston   70kb                            
Seavington St Mary  110kb  
South Brewham     250kb        
South Petherton   220kb   
Stocklinch Ottersey   210kb          
Stoke Trister    160kb
Ston Easton   400kb               
Tellisford    125kb
Tickenham   200kb      
West Chinnock   170kb            
West Coker    150kb
West Pennard   300kb             
Westbury sub Mendip     240kb    
Whitelackington         275kb   
Winscombe      250kb                               
Woolley   160kb
Woolverton       130kb
Wooton Courtney   170kb  
Wraxall   190kb  

Veteran yews (because of their condition) are found at the following locations:

Barwick     160kb
Batcombe    170kb  
Bathampton   120kb    
Bickenhall     190kb
Biddisham      175kb
Buckland St Mary        195kb
Cheddar       275kb
Chew Stoke        190kb
Christon     140kb
Dodington     170kb 
Drayton     200kb
Hawkridge      160kb
Hinton St George     170kb
Loxton       120kb
Lyng - (East Lyng)     100kb
Minehead      125kb
Nailsea      300kb
North Cadbury     120kb
North Curry         240kb   
Norton Malreward         155kb
Othery         135kb
Stanton Prior    150kb
Staple Fitzpaine    145kb
Stoke St Michael       260kb 
Thorne St Margaret       
160kb 
Timberscombe        150kb
Wambrook    170kb
Watchet       
195kb
Wembdon  120kb
Winsham    235kb

Notable yews - likely age 300 plus, or with a known planting date are found at the following churchyards:

Ansford
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dgworth, Barrington, Barrow Court, Bathealton, Brompton Ralph, Butcombe
Cameley, Carhampton, Chard, Charlcombe, Chilthorne Domer, Chilton Cantelo, Compton Martin, Crowcombe, Curry Mallet
Durleigh, Durston, Emborough, Goathurst

Hardington Mandeville, High Ham, Holcombe Old Church, Holford, Hutton 
Ilchester, Kilmersdon, Kingweston
Langford Budville, Leigh-on-Mendip, Lovington
Martock, Mells, Nailsea, Nettlecombe, North Wootton
Orchardleigh, Otterhampton, Puckington, Queen Charlton
Rimpton, Rodden, Runnington
Saltford, Seavington St Michael, Selworthy, Shepton Beauchamp, Skilgate, Stoke St Mary, Stoke sub Hamdon, Stowey, Sutton Montis
Thurloxton, Tintinhull, Trull, Ubley
West Harptree, West Hatch, West Lydford, Whitestaunton, Wick St Lawrence, Yarlington

 

List of the Ancient and Veteran Yews in the diocese of Bath and Wells -September 2013 

 

Lost Yews from the Diocese of Bath and Wells  - Tim Hills - January 2014