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Loughton - churchyard

Nearest town: Ludlow

Site type: churchyard

Access: Public

Church name: unrecorded

Diocese: Hereford

County: Shropshire

Country: England

Grid ref: SO61578299

Lost yew site: No

Date visited: 9-Aug-98

Recorded by: Tim Hills

Protection & responsibility: Parochial Church Council

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

Notes: The earliest record of a chapel at this site is 1291. Andrew Morton (Trees of Shropshire) describes it as a classic pre-Christian site. The yew grows on the east side of the present 17th century church. In the first image it is seen as painted by Rev Williams in 1791. The painting is held by Shropshire Archives who have kindly allowed it to be shown here.

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Yew trees at Loughton - churchyard:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
575 Loughton - churchyard Ancient 7m+ 1006cm - view more info
4821 Loughton - churchyard Ancient 4m-5m 414cm at the ground - view more info