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Zeal Monachorum

Nearest town: Crediton

Site type: churchyard

Access: Public

Church name: St Peter

Diocese: Exeter

County: Devon

Country: England

Grid ref: SS71990401

Lost yew site: No

Date visited: 7-Feb-99

Recorded by: Tim Hills

Protection & responsibility: Conservation Area-Mid Devon DC

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

Notes: The church dates back to late Saxon/early Norman times. The yew grows south of the church. In 1975 'one half of the great umbrella top crashed to the ground during the winter' (A short history and guide - Revd J.W.G.Godeck).

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Yew trees at Zeal Monachorum:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
877 Zeal Monachorum Ancient 5m-7m 549cm at 150cm - view more info