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Nearest town: Builth Wells

Site type: churchyard

Access: Public

Church name: St Mauritius

Diocese: Swansea and Brecon

County: Powys

Country: Wales

Grid ref: SO07324687

Lost yew site: No

Date visited: 2-Aug-98

Recorded by: Tim Hills

Protection & responsibility: Church in Wales

Yews recorded at this site: Ancient 7m+

Notes: The 35' long church is considered to be one of the smallest in Wales. Archaeological excavations have been carried out recently on land surrounding the church. 'The origin of the church is unknown, but an early medieval beginning seems quite plausible' (CPAT). Finding this site requires a good map since Alltmawr does not appear on any signposts.

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Yew trees at Alltmawr:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
248 Alltmawr Ancient 7m+ 869cm at 60cm - view more info