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Nearest town: Welshpool

Site type: churchyard

Access: Public

Church name: St Aelhaiarn

Diocese: St Asaph

County: Powys

Country: Wales

Grid ref: SJ21921165

Lost yew site: Yes

Date visited: 19-Apr-01

Recorded by: Tim Hills

Protection & responsibility: Conservation Area-North Powys

Yews recorded at this site: Lost

Notes: An early medieval foundation is indicated at this site (CPAT). In the churchyard are 20 yews plus one newly planted. Only a stump remains of the largest. The 1833 Topographical Dictionary of Wales described the churchyard as 'ornamented with twelve exceedingly fine yew-trees, which, according to a document in the possession of John Jones, Esq., of Crosswood, were planted in the reign of William and Mary, and are all of the same age'.

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Yew trees at Guilsfield:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
483 Guilsfield Images Currently Unavailable Lost No data available - view more info