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West Monkton

Nearest town: Taunton

Site type: churchyard

Access: Public

Church name: St Augustine

Diocese: Bath and Wells

County: Somerset

Country: England

Grid ref: ST26302844

Lost yew site: No

Date visited: 1-Oct-97

Recorded by: Tim Hills

Protection & responsibility: Conservation Area

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

Notes: There are thought to be traces of a Saxon church on this site (Somerset Village Book - Somerset Fed. of W.I.) and a church is mentioned in the Domesday survey. Two ancient female yews grow here.

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Yew trees at West Monkton:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
842 West Monkton Ancient 7m+ 732cm at the ground - view more info
832 West Monkton Ancient 5m-7m 518cm at the ground - view more info