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Nearest town: Cheddar

Site type: churchyard

Access: Public

Church name: St James the Great

Diocese: Bath and Wells

County: Somerset

Country: England

Grid ref: ST41155666

Lost yew site: No

Date visited: 1-Sep-97

Recorded by: Tim Hills

Protection & responsibility: Parochial Church Council

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

Notes: The present church was dedicated in 1236, although it is thought likely that it was first built in the 10th century when Glastonbury Abbey acquired the estate. The significant yew grows NE of the church.

Site files:

Yew trees at Winscombe:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
852 Winscombe Ancient 5m-7m 627cm at 30cm - view more info