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Yews in the Diocese of Bath and Wells

Yews in the Diocese of Bath and Wells

Ancient yews (likely age 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. 

Ancient yews are found at the following locations:

Ashbrittle       
Bicknoller   
Chilcompton      
Combe Florey       
Compton Dundon   
Dinder     
Dunster              
Elworthy      
Kingston St Mary   
Kingstone     
West Monkton       
Withycombe   

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

Angersleigh 
Ash Priors               
Ashill           
Broomfield                           
Burrington                         
Castle Cary                   
Chapel Allerton               
Chewton Mendip  
Churchill                          
Churchstanton   
Creech St Michael      
Cutcombe   
Dinnington     
Dunkerton  
East Chinnock                 
East Woodlands   
Enmore                           
Freshford                          
Keinton Mandeville  
Middle Chinnock      
North Perrott                      
North Stoke   
Norton sub Hamdon   
Odcombe                          
Pilton                                 
Pitney   
Porlock                               
Portbury  
Priston                             
Seavington St Mary  
South Brewham             
South Petherton      
Stocklinch Ottersey             
Stoke Trister   
Ston Easton                   
Tellisford   
Tickenham         
West Chinnock               
West Coker   
West Pennard              
Westbury sub Mendip        
Whitelackington            
Winscombe                                    
Woolley  
Woolverton       
Wooton Courtney     
Wraxall   

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

Barwick     
Batcombe      
Bathampton      
Bickenhall     
Biddisham      
Buckland St Mary       
Cheddar       
Chew Stoke        
Christon     
Dodington      
Drayton     
Hawkridge      
Hinton St George     
Loxton       
Lyng - (East Lyng)     
Minehead     
Nailsea      
North Cadbury    
North Curry           
Norton Malreward         
Othery        
Stanton Prior    
Staple Fitzpaine    
Stoke St Michael        
Thorne St Margaret      

Timberscombe        
Wambrook   
Watchet       

Wembdon  
Winsham    

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

Ansford
Badgworth, 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

Younger yews are found in the following churchyards   - under construction, July 2019

Aisholt, Alford, Aller, Ash, Ashcott, Ashington, Ashwick, Axbridge

Babcary, Baltonsborough, Banwell, Barton St David, Batheaston, Bathford, Bawdrip, Beckington, Beercrowcombe, Berkley, Binegar, Bishop Sutton, Bishops Lydeard, Blackford (Sparkford), Blackford (Wedmore) Blagdon, Bleadon, Bradford-on-Tone, Bratton Seymour, Brean, Brent Knoll, Bridgwater (St John), Bridgwater (St Mary), Broadway, Brockley, Brushford, Bruton, Brympton d'Evercy, Buckland Dinham, Burnett, Burnham-on-Sea, Burtle, Butleigh

Camerton, Cannington, Catcott, Chaffcombe, Chantry, Charlton Adam, Charlton Horethorne, Charlton Mackrell, Charlton Musgrove, Charlynch, Cheddon Fitzpaine, Chesterblade, Chew Magna, Chipstable, Chiselborough, Clapton-in-Gordano, Clatworthy, Claverton, Cleeve, Clevedon cemetery, Clevedon (All Saints), Clevedon (St Andrew), Cloford, Coleford, Combe Down, Combe Hay, Combe St Nicholas, Combwich, Compton Bishop, Compton Dando, Compton Pauncefoot, Congresbury, Corfe, Corston, Corton Denham, Cossington, Coxley, Cranmore, Crewkerne, Cricket Malherbie, Cricket St Thomas, Croscombe, Culbone, Curland, Curry Mallet chapel, Curry Rivel

Ditcheat, Donyatt, Doulting, Dowlish Wake, Downside, Draycott, Draycott Chapel, Dulverton, Dundry

East Brent, East Coker, East Harptree, East Huntspill, East Lambrook, East Lydford, East Quantoxhead, Easton, Easton in Gordano, Englishcombe, Evercreech

Farmborough, Farrington Gurney, Felton, Fiddington, Fivehead, Flax Bourton, Frome (St Mary), Frome (St John), Garehill, Glastonbury

Halse, Hambridge, Haselbury Plucknett, Hatch Beauchamp, Heathfield, Hemington, Henstridge, Hewish, Highbridge, Hillfarrance, Hinton Blewett, Hinton Charterhouse, Holcombe (new church), Hornblotton, Horsington, Horton, Huish Champflower, Huish Episcopi

Ilchester (Northover), Ilminster, Ilton, Isle Abbotts, Isle Brewers, Kelston, Keynsham, Kilton, Kingsbury Episcopi, Kingsdon, Kingston Seymour, Kittisford, Knowle St Giles

Lamyatt, Langport (URC), Langridge, Lansdown, Larkhall, Leighland Chapel, Limington, Limpley Stoke, Litton, Locking, Long Ashton, Long Sutton, Lopen, Lower Failand, Lower Langford, Lower Langford Evangelical, Luccombe, Lufton, Lullington, Luxborough, Lydeard St Lawrence, Lympsham

Maperton, Mark, Marksbury, Marston Bigot, Marston Magna, Meare, Middlezoy, Midsomer Norton, Milborne Port, Milton Clevedon, Milverton, Misterton, Monksilver, Monkton Combe, Montacute, Moorlinch, Muchelney

Nempnett Thrubwell, Nether Stowey, Newton St Loe, North Barrow, North Cheriton, Norton Fitzwarren, Norton St Philip, Nunney, Nynehead

Oake, Oakhill, Old Cleeve, Otterford, Over Stowey

Paulton, Pawlett, Peasdown St John, Pendomer, Penselwood, Pensford, Pitcombe, Pitminster, Podimore, Portishead, Publow, Puriton, Puxton, Pylle, Queen Camel

Radstock, Redhill, Redlynch, Rode, Rodhuish, Rodney Stoke, Rowberrow, Ruishton

Sampford Brett, Shapwick, Shepton Mallet, Shepton Montague, Shipham, Somerton, South Barrow, South Cadbury, South Stoke, Sparkford, Spaxton, Stanton Drew, Stawell, Stawley, Stockland, Stockland Bristol, Stogumber, Stogursey, Stoke St Gregory, Stowell, Stratton-on-the-Fosse, Street, Sutton Bingham, Swell

Tatworth, Taunton (St George-catholic), Taunton (St James), Taunton (St Mary Magdalene), Templecombe, Theale, Thorne Coffin, Thornfalcon, Thurlbear, Timsbury, Tolland, Treborough, Twerton, Uphill, Upper Swainswick, Upton, Upton Noble, Vobster

 Walton (Street), Walton-in-Gordano, Walton (Clevedon), Wanstrow, Wayford, Weare, Wedmore, Wellington, Wellow, Wells (St Cuthbert), Wells (St Thomas), Wellsway, West Bagborough, West Bradley, West Buckland, West Camel, West Quantoxhead, Weston (Bath), Weston-in-Gordano, Weston-super-Mare (St John), Westonzoyland, Whatley, Widcombe, Wilton (Taunton), Wincanton, Winford, Wiveliscombe, Wookey, Wookey Hole, Woolavington, Worle, Wrington (All Saints), Wrington (URC), Yatton, Yeovil, Yeovilton

 

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

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