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Yew/Yews at St Brides - super - Ely Wales

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Notes: 1998 Tim Hills: The yew grows on a mound ESE of the church. It consists of 3 main growth areas from a short bole. Girth was 24' 6'' at 1'.
Classification: ancient
Classification Codes: A-g
Girth cm: 747
Height measured: at 30cm
Girth ft ins: 24' 6'' at 1' in 1998
Sex: male
Earliest mention: 1945
Source of earliest mention: Glamorgan:its history and topography -C.J.O.Evans
Date of visit: 29-Aug-98
Latest information: Peter Norton 2017: The large male yew grows on a raised mound close to the south porch. It has 3 main areas of growth all emerging from a short bole, each showing various stages of hollowing. The crown growth looks lush and healthy. Its lowest girth, at the root crown, was 24' 11''.

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