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Nearest town: Dolgellau

Site type: churchyard

Access: Public

Church name: St Tydecho

Diocese: Bangor

County: Gwynedd

Country: Wales

Grid ref: SH86291237

Lost yew site: Yes

Date visited: 6-Apr-98

Recorded by: Tim Hills

Protection & responsibility: Church in Wales

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

Notes: During Warner's Second walk through Wales (1798) he was 'induced to stroll into the churchyard, remarkable for several enormous yew trees, of which 4 measure 15', and one 27' in circumference'. The plan, drawn by Reg Wheeler in 1983, shows only two large girthed yews remaining.

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Yew trees at Mallwyd:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
584 Mallwyd Ancient 7m+ 1006cm at 90cm - view more info
585 Mallwyd Ancient 5m-7m 564cm at 150cm - view more info
1792 Mallwyd Images Currently Unavailable Lost No data available - view more info