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Colaton Raleigh

Nearest town: Budleigh Salterton

Site type: churchyard

Access: Public

Church name: St John the Baptist

Diocese: Exeter

County: Devon

Country: England

Grid ref: SY08168715

Lost yew site: No

Date visited: 27-Jul-07

Recorded by: Tim Hills

Protection & responsibility: Parochial Church Council

Yews recorded at this site: Ancient 5m-7m

Notes: A very old site, with the names of its rectors recorded from 1266 onwards. The old yew grows NE of the present church. Also the site of lost yews when, according to the church guide, in 1912 'two villagers were allowed the wood of two yew trees in payment for cutting them down'.

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Yew trees at Colaton Raleigh:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
2572 Colaton Raleigh Ancient 5m-7m 579cm at the ground - view more info