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Upper Chapel (Dyffryn Honddu)

Nearest town: Brecon

Site type: churchyard

Access: Public

Church name: St Cynog

Diocese: Swansea and Brecon

County: Powys

Country: Wales

Grid ref: SO00724058

Lost yew site: No

Date visited: 1-Mar-12

Recorded by: Tim Hills

Protection & responsibility: Church in Wales

Yews recorded at this site: Ancient 4m-5m, Ancient 5m-7m, Notable

Notes: Nothing seems to be known of the early history of this site. Four yews grow here, the two largest are female south of the church. West of the church is a younger female and completing the quartet a male grows NE of the church.

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Yew trees at Upper Chapel (Dyffryn Honddu):

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
805 Upper Chapel (Dyffryn Honddu) Ancient 5m-7m 577cm at 30cm - view more info
806 Upper Chapel (Dyffryn Honddu) Ancient 5m-7m 521cm at 30cm - view more info
3856 Upper Chapel (Dyffryn Honddu) Ancient 4m-5m 424cm at 90cm - view more info
3857 Upper Chapel (Dyffryn Honddu) Notable 363cm at 60cm - view more info