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Staverton

Nearest town: Torquay

Site type: churchyard

Access: Public

Church name: St Paul de Leon

Diocese: Exeter

County: Devon

Country: England

Grid ref: SX79386390

Lost yew site: No

Date visited: 13-Mar-99

Recorded by: Tim Hills

Protection & responsibility: Parochial Church Council

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

Notes: Peter Norton: This is the only church in England to be dedicated to this saint, who was one of the founder saints of Brittany. The church was founded by him between 522-530AD. The original structure was replaced by the Normans and then rebuilt around 1314. The yew grows on the south side of the church.

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Yew trees at Staverton:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
740 Staverton Ancient 5m-7m 681cm at waistline - view more info