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West Harptree

Nearest town: Bristol

Site type: churchyard

Access: Public

Church name: St Mary

Diocese: Bath and Wells

County: Somerset

Country: England

Grid ref: ST56035689

Lost yew site: Yes

Date visited: 15-Mar-01

Recorded by: Tim Hills

Protection & responsibility: Parochial Church Council

Yews recorded at this site: Lost, Notable

Notes: In 1791 Collinson described '10 of the finest yew trees perhaps in the kingdom. They are clipt into cones and the diameter of the largest is at the bottom 36', the height 40', the body of the tree 13' round'. Five of these yews, seen in the undated postcard from at least a century ago, still grow along the southern perimeter. A further three grow in other parts of the churchyard.

Yew trees at West Harptree:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
1017 West Harptree Notable 376cm at 60cm - view more info
4210 West Harptree Lost No data available - view more info