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Hopton Wafers

Nearest town: Cleobury Mortimer

Site type: churchyard

Access: Public

Church name: St Michael and All Angels

Diocese: Hereford

County: Shropshire

Country: England

Grid ref: SO63747655

Lost yew site: No

Date visited: 30-Aug-09

Recorded by: Tim Hills

Protection & responsibility: Parochial Church Council

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

Notes: The present building dates from 1825 and replaces an older church. The significant yew grows on the NNE perimeter of this large churchyard. H.Thornhill Timmins in 1899 described 'a great dark yew-tree and yonder is the holy well'. This is found in the garden of one of the old cottages opposite the churchyard, though the well is now blocked up.

Yew trees at Hopton Wafers:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
3055 Hopton Wafers Ancient 5m-7m 518cm not recorded - view more info