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Nearest town: Frome

Site type: churchyard

Access: Public

Church name: St Mary

Diocese: Bath and Wells

County: Somerset

Country: England

Grid ref: ST782517

Lost yew site: No

Date visited: 29-Sep-11

Recorded by: Peter Norton

Protection & responsibility: Parochial Church Council

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

Notes: The church sits on a small island at the eastern edge of a lake, accessed by a decorated bridge over the moat which was constructed around 1800.The old village has long gone and a Manor house which was close by was demolished and rebuilt higher up the hill in 1856. The church was fully restored in 1878.

Yew trees at Orchardleigh:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
3611 Orchardleigh Ancient 4m-5m 488cm at 45cm - view more info