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Crossway - Brilley

Nearest town: Kington

Site type: footpath/road

Access: Public

Church name:


County: Herefordshire

Country: England

Grid ref: SO26784999

Lost yew site: Yes

Date visited: 29-Feb-16

Recorded by: Paul Wood

Protection & responsibility: Landowner

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

Notes: The NW/SE road has long been known as an old droving road and the E/W road at this junction is called The Rest Road. The original buildings here date from the 16th century and it has been recorded that they were used for overnight stops for drovers. Some of these outbuildings still exist. The plan shows: (A) lost; (B) a yew that has been larger in the past and is recorded in Tree Information; (C and D) younger yews with an age of 50/100 years; (E) a tree covered in topiarised twiggy growth.

Yew trees at Crossway - Brilley:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
4862 Crossway - Brilley Ancient 4m-5m 452cm at 125cm - view more info