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Fountains Abbey

Nearest town: Ripon

Site type: former religious site

Access: Public

Church name: No Data

Diocese: No Data

County: Yorkshire - North

Country: England

Grid ref: SE27206820

Lost yew site: Yes

Date visited: 15-Jun-02

Recorded by: Tim Hills

Protection & responsibility: National Trust

Yews recorded at this site: Ancient 7m+, Lost

Notes: In 1758 there were 'seven yew trees, growing on the declivity of the hill on the south side of the Abbey -they are of incredible size' (Lowe 1897). The two still alive are found in an enclosure close to Abbey. This area is known as Kitchen Bank.

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Yew trees at Fountains Abbey:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
773 Fountains Abbey Ancient 5m-7m 663cm at 30cm - view more info
774 Fountains Abbey Ancient 4m-5m No data available - view more info
171 Fountains Abbey Lost No data available - view more info