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Nearest town: Hay-on-Wye

Site type: churchyard

Access: Public

Church name: St Michael and All Angels

Diocese: Swansea and Brecon

County: Powys

Country: Wales

Grid ref: SO21344383

Lost yew site: No

Date visited: 20-Aug-99

Recorded by: Tim Hills

Protection & responsibility: Conservation Area-South Powys

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

Notes: Paul Wood: The oldest parts of the church date to the 15th century. An avenue of trees leads to the church on the east side from the entrance gate, using a variety of trees rather than a single species. Of these five were common yews in various states of health, with one little more than an ivy covered stump. Another appeared to have suffered some trauma and though of little size has some regrowth suggesting it may recover. The other three all looked to be trained to grow vertically with little lateral growth. Growing on an almost vertical bank overlooking a fast flowing stream about 10 metres east of the churchyard is a yew with an estimated girth of 10' to 12'. Further yews are visible dotted around the area in various gardens.

Yew trees at Clyro:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
914 Clyro Ancient 4m-5m 401cm at the ground - view more info