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Nearest town: Tewkesbury

Site type: churchyard

Access: Public

Church name: St Mary the Virgin

Diocese: Gloucester

County: Gloucestershire

Country: England

Grid ref: SO859325

Lost yew site: No

Date visited: 20-Feb-98

Recorded by: Tim Hills

Protection & responsibility: Conservation Area-Glos CC-Tewkesbury Borough

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

Notes: 2014 - Several yews grow in this churchyard. As well as the two recorded here in the Tree Information, it is reported that 3 yews were planted in 1840, though one of these was supposed to have been felled in 1973. There are in fact still three yews of similar girth, one by the tower measuring 8' 8'' at 1', one on the south side not far from the porch measuring 6' 9'' at 1' and one at the SE corner of the church measuring 8' 2'' at 1'.

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Yew trees at Forthampton:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
1119 Forthampton Ancient 4m-5m 461cm at 60cm - view more info
446 Forthampton Notable 244cm not recorded - view more info