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Nearest town: Shaftesbury

Site type: churchyard

Access: Public

Church name: St Nicholas

Diocese: Salisbury

County: Dorset

Country: England

Grid ref: ST911177

Lost yew site: No

Date visited: 3-Mar-11

Recorded by: Peter Norton

Protection & responsibility: Parochial Church Council

Yews recorded at this site: Notable

Notes: Ashmore is the highest village in Dorset and is close to the Dorset/Wiltshire border. St Nicholas church is believed to have been originally built in the 13th century. Due to its almost ruinous state the Victorians rebuilt in 1874 and incorporated the original 13th century chancel arch.

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Yew trees at Ashmore:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
3361 Ashmore Notable 340cm at 45cm - view more info