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Nearest town: Oswestry

Site type: churchyard

Access: Public

Church name: St Mary

Diocese: Lichfield

County: Shropshire

Country: England

Grid ref: SJ26633400

Lost yew site: No

Date visited: 29-Sep-07

Recorded by: Tim Hills

Protection & responsibility: Parochial Church Council

Yews recorded at this site: Ancient 4m-5m, Ancient 5m-7m

Notes: First mentioned in Papal Taxation of 1291. Its oval churchyard suggests worship at the site before that time. Five yews in total grow here, four are female and the two recorded here are of great age.

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Yew trees at Selattyn:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
2639 Selattyn Ancient 5m-7m 503cm at the ground - view more info
2618 Selattyn Ancient 4m-5m 488cm - view more info