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Stoke Abbott

Nearest town: Beaminster

Site type: churchyard

Access: Public

Church name: St Mary

Diocese: Salisbury

County: Dorset

Country: England

Grid ref: ST4536300594

Lost yew site: No

Date visited: 4-Apr-06

Recorded by: Ken Bailey

Protection & responsibility: Conservation Area-West Dorset DC

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

Notes: The church dates from the 12th century and there is evidence of an earlier Saxon church, though no trace of this remains now. Two female yews grow in the churchyard. As well as the ancient tree seen here, there is a smaller yew with a girth of 10' 6'' in 2012.

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Yew trees at Stoke Abbott:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
2081 Stoke Abbott Ancient 5m-7m 503cm at 90cm - view more info