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South Moreton

Nearest town: Didcot

Site type: churchyard

Access: Public

Church name: St John the Baptist at Bethabara

Diocese: Oxford

County: Oxfordshire

Country: England

Grid ref: SU55798802

Lost yew site: No

Date visited: 9-Feb-03

Recorded by: Tim Hills

Protection & responsibility: Parochial Church Council

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

Notes: Peter Norton: The church has Saxon origins, being built originally as a chapel for pilgrims crossing the Berkshire Downs. It was enlarged by the Normans around 1200. The yew grows to the east.

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Yew trees at South Moreton:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
730 South Moreton Ancient 5m-7m 681cm at 15cm - view more info