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Nearest town: Pontypridd

Site type: churchyard

Access: Public

Church name: St Ilan

Diocese: Llandaff

County: Caerphilly

Country: Wales

Grid ref: ST10658901

Lost yew site: No

Date visited: 18-Nov-06

Recorded by: Tim Hills

Protection & responsibility: Church in Wales

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

Notes: It is thought that the Parish church of St Ilan was built on the site of an earlier chapel or cell from the age of the saints. Two yews grow on the south side. The first photo shows the largest, growing close to the church porch. In the second, both trees can be seen, with the largest on the left.

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Yew trees at Eglwysilan:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
2322 Eglwysilan Ancient 5m-7m 566cm at 5cm - view more info
2323 Eglwysilan Ancient 4m-5m 259cm at the base - view more info