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Cae Ffynnon

Nearest town: Llanfairfechan

Site type: historic site

Access: Private

Church name: No Data

Diocese: No Data

County: Conwy

Country: Wales

Grid ref: SH68107460

Lost yew site: Yes

Date visited: 9-Apr-08

Recorded by: Tim Hills

Protection & responsibility: No data

Yews recorded at this site: Lost

Notes: A well site thought to date back to the 6th century. It was recorded by F.Jones in 'The Holy Wells of Wales' as follows: 'In a Field called Cae Ffynnon in Llanfairfechain: once a potent well, it has been filled up since around 1874; the site is in a plantation by the remains of some Yews'. In 'The Ancient Yew', Robert Bevan-Jones argues for the landscape archaeology potential of large yews in locating potentially significant, otherwise lost, sites. Cae Ffynnon road runs at right angles to the road leading past Llanfairfechan's church of St Mary and Christchurch. The field in which the well was once located would appear now to house a residential care home built by the local authority.

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Yew trees at Cae Ffynnon:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
2887 Cae Ffynnon Images Currently Unavailable Lost No data available - view more info