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Nearest town: Winchester

Site type: churchyard

Access: Public

Church name: St Mary the Virgin

Diocese: Winchester

County: Hampshire

Country: England

Grid ref: SU481251

Lost yew site: No

Date visited: 30-Aug-99

Recorded by: Tim Hills

Protection & responsibility: Parochial Church Council

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

Notes: This extraordinary yew grows north of the present building. It was recorded as a clipped tree as early as 1840, though there would seem to be a tradition of centuries of clipping (Swanton). The old photos provided by Christian Wolf show the subtle variations in shape over time.

Site files:

Yew trees at Twyford:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
798 Twyford Ancient 4m-5m 422cm at narrowest point - view more info