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Cawthorne - Barnsley

Nearest town: Barnsley

Site type: churchyard

Access: Public

Church name: All Saints

Diocese: Wakefield

County: Yorkshire - South

Country: England

Grid ref: SE2849807963

Lost yew site: Yes

Date visited: 20-Apr-08

Recorded by: Allan Broadhead

Protection & responsibility: Conservation Area

Yews recorded at this site: Lost

Notes: A Conservation Area churchyard at which one yew has been felled and several others 'topped and lopped' to reduce their height to between 2.5m and 3.5m. The Church Council submitted proposals for the tree works, a site meeting was held at which the local authority Tree Officer was represented by a Temporary Forestry Officer. Reasons for this drastic action are given as (1) structural damage to buildings or boundary walls (2) the overshadowing of the gardens of neighbouring properties (3) the blocking of light to a church window.

Yew trees at Cawthorne - Barnsley:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
2893 Cawthorne - Barnsley Lost No data available - view more info