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Nearest town: Pitlochry

Site type: garden

Access: Private

Church name: No Data

Diocese: No Data

County: Perth and Kinross

Country: Scotland

Grid ref: not known

Lost yew site: No

Date visited: 12-Aug-07

Recorded by: Prof.R.S.Barbour, owner of Old Fincastle

Protection & responsibility: No data

Yews recorded at this site: Notable

Notes: A private house - the site where it is told that Lord Napier (Montrose's brother-in-law) died in 1645 and had 'his heart removed from his body and buried under the Yew tree in the garden' (from The Atholl Experience by Brian Robertson). The present house carries the date 1640 on a carved stone adjacent to the front door and 1702 over the front door.

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Yew trees at Fincastle:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
2578 Fincastle Images Currently Unavailable Notable 371cm at 90cm - view more info