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Chewton Mendip

Nearest town: Midsomer Norton

Site type: churchyard

Access: Public

Church name: St Mary Magdalene

Diocese: Bath and Wells

County: Somerset

Country: England

Grid ref: ST59645313

Lost yew site: No

Date visited: 1-Sep-97

Recorded by: Tim Hills

Protection & responsibility: Parochial Church Council

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

Notes: A Saxon church originally stood on this site. More than 200 years ago Collinson described 'two very old yews in a decaying state'. They are seen here growing on the south side of the church. Both are male, while all of the other yews in the churchyard appear to be female.

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Yew trees at Chewton Mendip:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
351 Chewton Mendip Ancient 4m-5m 429cm at 100cm - view more info
352 Chewton Mendip Notable 282cm at 120cm - view more info