Go to map Back to search


Nearest town: Knighton

Site type: churchyard

Access: Public

Church name: St George

Diocese: Hereford

County: Shropshire

Country: England

Grid ref: SO30028057

Lost yew site: No

Date visited: 12-Aug-98

Recorded by: Tim Hills

Protection & responsibility: Conservation Area-Shropshire CC

Yews recorded at this site: Ancient 4m-5m, Ancient 5m-7m, Ancient 7m+

Notes: The circular churchyard indicates an ancient site. Several yews grow here, the most significant on the north side of the churchyard. Tree A is the ancient male. Tree B, also male, grows on the right side of the church porch. This tree has undergone extraordinary change in recent years. The third significant tree is at D on the plan. Tree C has a girth of 10' 6'' at its narrowest, tree I a girth of 10' 6'' at the ground, tree E a girth of 7' 5'' at 3'', while F,G and H are all in the age range 50-100 years.

Site files:

Yew trees at Clun:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
362 Clun Ancient 7m+ 1042cm at the ground - view more info
363 Clun Ancient 5m-7m 589cm at the ground - view more info
4787 Clun Ancient 4m-5m 483cm at the ground - view more info