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Nearest town: Crewkerne

Site type: churchyard

Access: Public

Church name: St John the Baptist

Diocese: Salisbury

County: Dorset

Country: England

Grid ref: ST4377702650

Lost yew site: No

Date visited: 30-Oct-98

Recorded by: Tim Hills

Protection & responsibility: Parochial Church Council

Yews recorded at this site: Ancient 7m+

Notes: The earliest part of the church dates from c1180. The yew grows on a prominent mound to the E of the building. The 1st photograph shows the church at the time of restoration in 1867. Is it possible that the original tree was either damaged or cut back almost to a stump at this time?

Site files:

Yew trees at Broadwindsor:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
301 Broadwindsor Ancient 7m+ 1034cm at the ground - view more info