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Nearest town: Betws-y-Coed

Site type: churchyard

Access: Public

Church name: St Winnifred

Diocese: St Asaph

County: Conwy

Country: Wales

Grid ref: SH87666147

Lost yew site: No

Date visited: 7-Apr-98

Recorded by: Tim Hills

Protection & responsibility: Conservation Area - Conwy CBC

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

Notes: According to tradition 'a church was established at Gwytherin in the early medieval period' (CPAT). 4 small standing stones, thought to be pre-Christian, are found in the churchyard. Some still believe the remains of St Winifred are buried here. There are 3 significant yews, all female.

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Yew trees at Gwytherin:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
486 Gwytherin Ancient 7m+ 794cm at 10cm - view more info
485 Gwytherin Ancient 7m+ 769cm at 40cm - view more info
487 Gwytherin Ancient 5m-7m 536cm at the ground - view more info