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Nearest town: Llandrindod Wells

Site type: churchyard

Access: Public

Church name: St Michael

Diocese: Swansea and Brecon

County: Powys

Country: Wales

Grid ref: SO08496150

Lost yew site: Yes

Date visited: 10-Aug-98

Recorded by: Tim Hills

Protection & responsibility: Church in Wales

Yews recorded at this site: Ancient 5m-7m, Lost, Notable

Notes: The oldest parts of the church are thought to be 13th century. 'A medieval rather than early medieval origin seems likely' (CPAT). To reach the churchyard, park in the well sign posted car park and walk several hundred metres across a field. Six of the nine surviving yews are recorded here.Trees 8, 9 and 10 are younger, though of these both 8 and 9 are developing the characteristic horse shoe hollow shape.

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Yew trees at Cefnllys:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
338 Cefnllys Ancient 5m-7m 663cm at 110cm - view more info
337 Cefnllys Ancient 5m-7m 559cm at 150cm - view more info
339 Cefnllys Lost 556cm at 110cm - view more info
340 Cefnllys Ancient 5m-7m 550cm at 40cm - view more info
343 Cefnllys Notable 396cm at 150cm - view more info
342 Cefnllys Notable 366cm at 30cm - view more info