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Nearest town: Carmarthen

Site type: churchyard

Access: Public

Church name: St Cynnwr

Diocese: St Davids

County: Carmarthenshire

Country: Wales

Grid ref: SN43012028

Lost yew site: No

Date visited: 13-Jun-14

Recorded by: Tim Hills

Protection & responsibility: Church in Wales

Yews recorded at this site: Ancient 4m-5m, Ancient 5m-7m

Notes: A church just below the summit of a hill with outstanding views of the Tywi valley. The church dates from the 12th century but the origins of the site lie somewhere between the 5th and 8th century. There are 10 yews in the churchyard, equally divided between male and female, though of the five oldest recorded here, four are male. Trees numbered 1,2,3,8 and 10 are featured in the Tree Information. The remaining yews suggest an age below 300 years.

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Yew trees at Llangunnor:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
145 Llangunnor Ancient 5m-7m 544cm at the ground - view more info
4426 Llangunnor Ancient 4m-5m 488cm at base - view more info
147 Llangunnor Ancient 4m-5m 450cm at the ground - view more info
4427 Llangunnor Ancient 4m-5m 427cm above root - view more info
146 Llangunnor Ancient 4m-5m 409cm at 10cm - view more info