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Nearest town: Petworth

Site type: churchyard

Access: Public

Church name: St Giles

Diocese: Chichester

County: Sussex - West

Country: England

Grid ref: TQ02351652

Lost yew site: No

Date visited: 4-Jun-99

Recorded by: Tim Hills

Protection & responsibility: Parochial Church Council

Yews recorded at this site: Ancient 7m+

Notes: This Norman church was rebuilt in the 19th century. While many, with good reason, regard this as the oldest churchyard yew in Sussex, the notice in the fourth photo describes it as 'one of the oldest twelve in the country'. It is noticeable that the canopy is looking thinner in 2012 than in 1999.

Site files:

Yew trees at Coldwaltham:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
366 Coldwaltham Ancient 7m+ 1049cm at 15cm - view more info