Go to map Back to search


Nearest town: Williton

Site type: churchyard

Access: Public

Church name: St Mary the Virgin

Diocese: Bath and Wells

County: Somerset

Country: England

Grid ref: ST05683775

Lost yew site: No

Date visited: 26-Oct-16

Recorded by: Tim Hills

Protection & responsibility: Parochial Church Council

Yews recorded at this site: Ancient 4m-5m

Notes: The church is within the grounds of Nettlecombe Court, built originally as a large country manor house. Since 1967 it has been run by the Field Studies Council. The house is surrounded by Nettlecombe Park (SSSI) and house and park are set in a secluded valley on the northern fringes of the Brendon Hills, within the Exmoor National Park. The present red sandstone church building was dedicated in 1440.

Yew trees at Nettlecombe:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
5431 Nettlecombe Ancient 4m-5m 457cm at 30cm - view more info