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Nearest town: Knighton

Site type: churchyard

Access: Public

Church name: St Mary

Diocese: Hereford

County: Shropshire

Country: England

Grid ref: SO20578135

Lost yew site: No

Date visited: 8-Sep-12

Recorded by: Tim Hills

Protection & responsibility: Parochial Church Council

Yews recorded at this site: Ancient 4m-5m

Notes: This churchyard, close to the Welsh border, is about 1250' above sea level. The remote mediaeval church is situated on an old drovers road and is sometimes known as the shepherd's church. 3 female yews grow in a line on the south side of the churchyard. The largest is recorded in the Tree Notes, while the remaining two are below 11ft in girth.

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Yew trees at Bettws-y-Crwyn:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
2759 Bettws-y-Crwyn Ancient 4m-5m 433cm at 90cm - view more info