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Nearest town: Bala

Site type: churchyard

Access: Public

Church name: St Derfel

Diocese: St Asaph

County: Gwynedd

Country: Wales

Grid ref: SH98163706

Lost yew site: Yes

Date visited: 26-Apr-00

Recorded by: Tim Hills

Protection & responsibility: Church in Wales

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

Notes: In 1833 two yew trees of remarkable growth were described. In the 1977 Welsh Timber Trees by Hyde and Harrison a measurement (date unknown) of 33' 4'' is mentioned for a tree in this churchyard. Reg Wheeler's plan of 1984 shows two yews, a 17' girthed yew to the west which is now only a stump, and a yew he describes as a 'broken bole' to the east.

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Yew trees at Llandderfel:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
61 Llandderfel Ancient 5m-7m 538cm at 45cm - view more info
62 Llandderfel Lost No data available - view more info