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Lytchett Minster

Nearest town: Poole

Site type: churchyard

Access: Public

Church name: Lytchett Minster Parish Church

Diocese: Salisbury

County: Dorset

Country: England

Grid ref: SY96049308

Lost yew site: No

Date visited: 1-Jun-11

Recorded by: Peter Norton

Protection & responsibility: Parochial Church Council

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

Notes: There is no dedication for this church. One translation of Lytchett Minster is Monastery of the Grey Wood. In 1852 it was reported that 'in the churchyard there are two yew trees, the age of which is supposed to be at least 800 years'. Both are female and grow south of the church, while a younger yew grows to the west.

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Yew trees at Lytchett Minster:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
3487 Lytchett Minster Ancient 7m+ 732cm - view more info
4543 Lytchett Minster Ancient 5m-7m 594cm at the ground - view more info