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Bettws Newydd

Tree ID: 282

Yews recorded: Ancient 5m-7m

Tree girth: 597cm

Girth height: at 90cm

Tree sex: male

Date of visit: 1-Nov-97

Source of earliest mention: 1848: A Topographical Dictionary of Wales


November 1997 – Tim Hills: NW of the church by the wall – a clean bole. Some branches dip to the ground and have become embedded.
February 2000 – Tim Hills: Girth recorded as 19′ 7” (597cm) at 3′ and exactly 20′ (610cm) at 5′.
October 2005 – Tim Hills: Tree looks fine and healthy.
2010 – Tim Hills: Much chicken-in-the-woods shows that the yew is hollowing.

Yew trees at Bettws Newydd:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
281 Bettws Newydd Ancient 7m+ 1006cm - view more info
283 Bettws Newydd Ancient 5m-7m 643cm at 30cm - view more info
282 Bettws Newydd Ancient 5m-7m 597cm at 90cm - view more info