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Strata Florida

Nearest town: Aberystwyth

Site type: churchyard

Access: Public

Church name: Strata Florida

Diocese: St Davids

County: Ceredigion

Country: Wales

Grid ref: SN74656576

Lost yew site: Yes

Date visited: 10-Jun-99

Recorded by: Tim Hills

Protection & responsibility: Church in Wales

Yews recorded at this site: Ancient 5m-7m, Lost, Notable

Notes: 14 pages are devoted to the Strata Florida yews in The Ancient Yew by Robert Bevan-Jones. No fewer than 37 'vast Ewgh trees' have been lost from this site since the time of Henry VIII. In Lewis's 1833 Topographical Dictionary of Wales, he reports that there were 'according to Leland, thirty-nine yew-trees, though others say twenty-four'.

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Yew trees at Strata Florida:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
756 Strata Florida Ancient 5m-7m 671cm at base of tree - view more info
1793 Strata Florida Notable 373cm at 30cm - view more info
1283 Strata Florida Images Currently Unavailable Lost No data available - view more info