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Bettws Newydd

Tree ID: 283

Yews recorded: Ancient 5m-7m

Tree girth: 643cm

Girth height: at 30cm

Tree sex: male

Date of visit: 1-Nov-97

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


November 1997-Tim Hills: East of the church, ivy covered, holes stuffed at the time of visiting with churchyard waste and old newspapers. The ground beneath was also being used a storage space for drying grasses.
2000 -Tim Hills: It was possible to measure and a girth of 21′ 1” (643cm) at 1′ was recorded.
October 2005 – Tim Hills: The rubbish inside and around the tree had been cleared, making it possible to see internal stems.

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