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Stocklinch Ottersey

Nearest town: Ilminster

Site type: churchyard

Access: Public

Church name: St Mary the Virgin

Diocese: Bath and Wells

County: Somerset

Country: England

Grid ref: ST38661710

Lost yew site: No

Date visited: 25-Feb-06

Recorded by: Tim Hills

Protection & responsibility: Churches Conservation Trust

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

Notes: This 13th century church stands isolated on a hillside surrounded by parkland. Records indicate that many houses surrounded the church as recently as 1791, but these have all gone. The church was declared redundant in 1973 and is now cared for by The Churches Conservation Trust.There is parking for one car by a signpost to the church - a couple of hundred yards across a field. The yew grows NW of the church.

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Yew trees at Stocklinch Ottersey:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
2192 Stocklinch Ottersey Ancient 5m-7m 625cm at 75cm - view more info