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Nearest town: Banbury

Site type: churchyard

Access: Public

Church name: St Mary Magdalene

Diocese: Peterborough

County: Northamptonshire

Country: England

Grid ref: SP59034319

Lost yew site: No

Date visited: 20-Feb-99

Recorded by: Tim Hills

Protection & responsibility: Parochial Church Council

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

Notes: The site dates back to Saxon times. The yew grows at the east end of the church and in this early painting, provided by Christian Wolf, it is described as 'The Oldest Yew in England'.

Yew trees at Helmdon:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
505 Helmdon Ancient 5m-7m 698.5cm at 5cm - view more info