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Priors Dean

Nearest town: Alton

Site type: churchyard

Access: Public

Church name: Priors Dean Church

Diocese: Portsmouth

County: Hampshire

Country: England

Grid ref: SU72782960

Lost yew site: No

Date visited: 19-Sep-98

Recorded by: Tim Hills

Protection & responsibility: Parochial Church Council

Yews recorded at this site: Ancient 7m+

Notes: A church of Saxon origin and with no dedication. The yew grows to the NW. In Lewis's 1848 Topographical Dictionary of England it was described as 'a yew-tree which, with one exception, is the largest in England'.

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Yew trees at Priors Dean:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
692 Priors Dean Ancient 7m+ 775cm at 75cm - view more info