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Shelton Abbey

Nearest town: Arklow

Site type: garden

Access: Private

Church name: No Data

Diocese: No Data

County: Co. Wicklow

Country: Ireland

Grid ref: not known

Lost yew site: No

Date visited: 27-Aug-09

Recorded by: Tree Register of Ireland

Protection & responsibility: No data

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

Notes: Shelton Abbey serves as an open detention centre and is managed by the Irish Prison Service. The earliest reference found about this site is from 1690 when 'after the defeat at the Boyne, King James stayed at Shelton to refresh himself, en route to Waterford'.

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Yew trees at Shelton Abbey:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
2755 Shelton Abbey Ancient 5m-7m 569cm at 20cm - view more info