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Little Ness

Nearest town: Shrewsbury

Site type: churchyard

Access: Public

Church name: St Martin

Diocese: Lichfield

County: Shropshire

Country: England

Grid ref: SJ40761990

Lost yew site: Yes

Date visited: 3-Oct-07

Recorded by: Tim Hills

Protection & responsibility: Parochial Church Council

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

Notes: 2007 Tim Hills: No fewer than 21 yews ring this churchyard. Two are outstanding specimens and grow NE and SW of the church. The tumulus, only a few metres from the churchyard, was also the site of a yew until 1947. In 2000 Pat Denne recorded 21 yew and the diameter of 20 of these as follows: 1x 120cm, 4x 100cm, 3x 80cm, 3x 60cm, 9x 40cm.

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Yew trees at Little Ness:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
2638 Little Ness Ancient 4m-5m 493cm at 22cm - view more info
2028 Little Ness Ancient 4m-5m 478cm - view more info
2653 Little Ness Images Currently Unavailable Lost No data available - view more info