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Thornton Steward

Nearest town: Leyburn

Site type: field

Access: Private

Church name: No Data

Diocese: No Data

County: Yorkshire - North

Country: England

Grid ref: SE17978715

Lost yew site: No

Date visited: 29-Oct-07

Recorded by: Den Gregson

Protection & responsibility: Landowner

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

Notes: The tree is in a fenced enclosure at the eastern edge of the village on land owned by Ure Bank Farm. It has been suggested, but without documentary evidence, that there was once a chapel in this area. An Ordnance Survey map of 1856 notes a well at this spot.

Yew trees at Thornton Steward:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
2610 Thornton Steward Ancient 4m-5m 470cm 120cm - view more info