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Yew/Yews at Eglwysilan Wales

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Notes: A fine shaped tree with a full crown carried on large branches. From 1ft up on the trunk is thick twiggy growth. One large straight piece of trunk behind some decaying wood suggests it might have originated as an internal root/stem. Linnard's description of 'a large and ancient yew' is most apt.
Classification: veteran
Classification Codes: V-g
Girth cm: 566
Height measured: near the base
Girth ft ins: 18' 7''
Sex: male
Earliest mention: 1982
Source of earliest mention: Welsh Woods and Forests by William Linnard - pers.corres. A.Meredith
Date of visit: 18-Nov-06
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