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Melbury Sampford

Nearest town: Yeovil

Site type: churchyard

Access: Public

Church name: No Data

Diocese: No Data

County: Dorset

Country: England

Grid ref: ST577060

Lost yew site: No

Date visited: 1-Jun-12

Recorded by: Peter Norton

Protection & responsibility: Parochial Church Council

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

Notes: The yew grows in the grounds of Melbury Chapel and is part of the Melbury House estate. The ancient village of Melbury Sampford was swept away around 1547 when the deer park was created. The gardens around the chapel used to be occasionally open to the public but in 2012 this is no longer the case. The church is 15th century.

Yew trees at Melbury Sampford:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
2779 Melbury Sampford Ancient 5m-7m No data available - view more info