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Nearest town: Ellesmere

Site type: churchyard

Access: Public

Church name: St Chad

Diocese: St Asaph

County: Wrexham

Country: Wales

Grid ref: SJ4546039735

Lost yew site: No

Date visited: 29-Sep-07

Recorded by: Tim Hills

Protection & responsibility: Church in Wales

Yews recorded at this site: Ancient 4m-5m

Notes: A cell is thought to have been founded on this site in the 7th century by St Chad. Parts of the present church are thought to date from 1490. Two male yews grow side by side SE of the church, on high ground overlooking a lake known as Shining Mere.

Yew trees at Hanmer:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
2614 Hanmer Ancient 4m-5m 419cm at 60cm - view more info