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Nearest town: Newtown

Site type: churchyard

Access: Public

Church name: St Cwynog/St Gwynnog

Diocese: Bangor

County: Powys

Country: Wales

Grid ref: SO02239382

Lost yew site: No

Date visited: 28-Jul-14

Recorded by: Tim Hills

Protection & responsibility: Conservation Area-North Powys

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

Notes: In the 1849 Topographical Dictionary are described 'several venerable yew-trees of luxuriant growth'. Six of the ten yews still growing in this churchyard are recorded here. The oldest are the male and female yew growing either side of the path at the entrance to the churchyard on the east side, seen here in 1998. According to the Clwyd/Powys Archaeological Trust 'the church is claimed to have been founded in the 6th century, the dedication and the previously curvilinear churchyard suggest an early medieval origin'.

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Yew trees at Llanwnog:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
207 Llanwnog Ancient 7m+ 720cm at 35cm - view more info
208 Llanwnog Ancient 5m-7m 579cm - view more info
4456 Llanwnog Ancient 5m-7m 549cm - view more info
4457 Llanwnog Ancient 4m-5m 472cm - view more info
4455 Llanwnog Ancient 4m-5m 455cm at 90cm - view more info
4454 Llanwnog Notable 396cm - view more info