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Rotherfield

Nearest town: Crowborough

Site type: churchyard

Access: Public

Church name: St Denys

Diocese: Chichester

County: Sussex - East

Country: England

Grid ref: TQ55592973

Lost yew site: No

Date visited: 7-Jul-99

Recorded by: Tim Hills

Protection & responsibility: Conservation Area-East Sussex CC-Wealden DC

Yews recorded at this site: Ancient 7m+

Notes: 30th Oct 2015 Peter Norton: The first reference to Rotherfield is in AD792, when Duke Berthoald bequested a church on his estate of Hryoeranfeld or Ridrefeld. The church was dedicated to saint Dionysuis, a French saint to whose monastery Berthoald had made a pilgrimage in order to have an illness cured. The current building dates from about 1060. The yew grows to the NE.

Yew trees at Rotherfield:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
707 Rotherfield Ancient 7m+ 721cm - view more info