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Abbots Leigh

Nearest town: Bristol

Site type: churchyard

Access: Public

Church name: Holy Trinity

Diocese: Bristol

County: Somerset

Country: England

Grid ref: ST54467404

Lost yew site: No

Date visited: 1-Sep-97

Recorded by: Tim Hills

Protection & responsibility: Parochial Church Council

Yews recorded at this site: Ancient 7m+

Notes: This site has been a place of worship since the 11th century. It is thought a Saxon hermitage or small chapel existed near the site of the present church, which was rebuilt after a fire in 1848. Of many yews in the churchyard the largest is found NE of the church.

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Yew trees at Abbots Leigh:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
225 Abbots Leigh Ancient 7m+ 726cm at 15cm - view more info