Go to map Back to search


Nearest town: Welshpool

Site type: churchyard

Access: Public

Church name: St Tydecho

Diocese: St Asaph

County: Powys

Country: Wales

Grid ref: SH98541189

Lost yew site: No

Date visited: 10-Jun-99

Recorded by: Tim Hills

Protection & responsibility: Church in Wales

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

Notes: The ancient yew grows NE of the church. 'The location and dedication together point to an early medieval foundation, traditionally founded by Tydecho in the 6thC' (CPAT). As well as the ancient yew, Reg Wheeler's 1983 plan shows the location of several more younger yews, one of which is included here.

Site files:

Image Currently Unavailable

Yew trees at Garthbeibio:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
280 Garthbeibio Ancient 7m+ 701cm at the ground - view more info
459 Garthbeibio Notable 361cm at root crown - view more info