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Stanford on Soar

Nearest town: Loughborough

Site type: churchyard

Access: Public

Church name: No Data

Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham

County: Nottinghamshire

Country: England

Grid ref: SK544221

Lost yew site: No

Date visited: 9-Sep-09

Recorded by: Tim Hills

Protection & responsibility: Parochial Church Council

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

Notes: The church dates back to the 13th century. A local tradition, recorded in 1910 is as follows: that King Charles the Martyr, when taking refuge with Henry Skipworth at Cotes, walked over to Stanford with him, and they sat beneath the yew tree discussing the affairs of the kingdom.

Yew trees at Stanford on Soar:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
3084 Stanford on Soar Ancient 4m-5m 475cm at 50cm - view more info