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Nearest town: Betws-y-Coed

Site type: churchyard

Access: Public

Church name: St Gwyddelan

Diocese: Bangor

County: Conwy

Country: Wales

Grid ref: SH73525240

Lost yew site: No

Date visited: 25-Apr-00

Recorded by: Tim Hills

Protection & responsibility: Church in Wales

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

Notes: The church can be traced back to the 12th century, but the site is probably older still. Ancient male and female yews grow here, along with the many younger yews seen here on Reg Wheeler's 1984 plan.

Site files:

Yew trees at Dolwyddelan:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
413 Dolwyddelan Ancient 5m-7m 556cm at the ground - view more info
412 Dolwyddelan Ancient 4m-5m 437cm at 30cm - view more info