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Lower Machen

Nearest town: Newport

Site type: churchyard

Access: Public

Church name: St Michael and All Saints

Diocese: Monmouth

County: Monmouthshire

Country: Wales

Grid ref: ST22818807

Lost yew site: No

Date visited: 31-May-99

Recorded by: Tim Hills

Protection & responsibility: Church in Wales

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

Notes: A 12th century church, although it is believed to have its origins in the 7th century. On the plan are the five yews that grow in this churchyard. Tree 1 is ancient (5/7m), tree 2 is ancient (4/5m), and the yew closest to the churchyard's south entrance is also shown in the tree notes.

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Yew trees at Lower Machen:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
577 Lower Machen Ancient 5m-7m 625cm at the ground - view more info
576 Lower Machen Ancient 4m-5m 417cm at 30cm - view more info
5262 Lower Machen Notable 285cm at 30cm - view more info