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Nearest town: Wigan

Site type: garden

Access: Public

Church name: No Data

Diocese: No Data

County: Greater Manchester

Country: England

Grid ref: SD57301046

Lost yew site: No

Date visited: 30-Aug-10

Recorded by: Dean Loftus

Protection & responsibility: No data

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

Notes: An old record (age and source unknown) describes a '20ft girthed yew growing in the rectory garden' at Standish. The rectory now houses a restaurant called The Owls at Standish, and it is in the restaurant gardens, behind the pond at the entrance to Rectory Woods, that are found the two old yews described here.

Yew trees at Standish:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
3283 Standish Ancient 4m-5m 465cm at 100cm - view more info