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Nearest town: Trowbridge

Site type: churchyard

Access: Public

Church name: All Saints

Diocese: Bath and Wells

County: Somerset

Country: England

Grid ref: ST8003755671

Lost yew site: No

Date visited: 5-Aug-16

Recorded by: Tim Hills

Protection & responsibility: Parochial Church Council

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

Notes: The yew grows 2 metres from the church and 50cm from the wall of an adjacent garden. The church website states that the 'old yew tree beside the tower was quite possibly planted in obedience to a statute of Edward 1 (1272-1307) ordering the planting of yews in churchyards, so that his archers might have a supply of this wood for their bows'.

Site files:

Yew trees at Tellisford:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
5074 Tellisford Ancient 4m-5m 488cm at the ground - view more info