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Nearest town: Denbigh

Site type: churchyard

Access: Public

Church name: St Sannan

Diocese: St Asaph

County: Conwy

Country: Wales

Grid ref: SH93366586

Lost yew site: No

Date visited: 19-Sep-09

Recorded by: Shaun Burkey

Protection & responsibility: Conservation Area - Conwy CBC

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

Notes: A multiple tree site, the yews were accurately described by the Clwyd/Powys Archaeological Trust as 'mature but not ancient'. The 1983 plan by Reg Wheeler shows eight yews in total, five on the west side and three on the east. Girth of each tree is included. In 2009 Shaun Burkey measured all the yews at 130cm as follows: (1) 510cm - S end tree on W side, clean, fluted bole - SH93366586 (2) 466cm - W side, sprouty bole broadening with height and perhaps narrower near the base - SH93386587. (3) 444cm - W side - clean bole SH93386588. (4) 385cm - W side-looks multi-stemmed SH 93396486. (5) 378cm - E side SH93436588. (6) 333cm E side SH 93436589 (7) 30cm E side SH 93426589 (8) 302cm W side SH93396588. Three of the yews are recorded here, one veteran and two notable yews.

Yew trees at Llansannan:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
3151 Llansannan Ancient 5m-7m 510cm at 130cm - view more info
4775 Llansannan Ancient 4m-5m 466cm at 130cm - view more info
4776 Llansannan Ancient 4m-5m 444cm at 130cm - view more info