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Preston Patrick

Nearest town: Kendal

Site type: churchyard

Access: Public

Church name: St Gregory

Diocese: Carlisle

County: Cumbria

Country: England

Grid ref: SD53708350

Lost yew site: No

Date visited: 22-Mar-07

Recorded by: Tim Hills

Protection & responsibility: Parochial Church Council

Yews recorded at this site: Notable

Notes: A commanding site. The church was rebuilt in 1852. A year earlier the following was described: 'In the chapel yard is a venerable yew tree, which, even in 1692, was described by Mr. Machel, as 'being very old and decayed'. This patriarchal tree has probably withstood the blasts of 400 winters'.

Yew trees at Preston Patrick:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
2477 Preston Patrick Notable 338cm at 30cm - view more info