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Bolton Abbey

Tree ID: 1259

Yews recorded: Lost

Tree girth: No data

Girth height: not measured

Tree sex: unspecified

Date of visit: No data

Source of earliest mention: 1805: Volume 75 Gentleman`s magazine


An item in the 1805 Gentleman’s Magazine states: ‘Of Bolton Priory, the whole cloister quadrangle has been destroyed. In the centre of it is remembered the stump of a vast yew-tree, such as were originally planted in that situation; not merely for shade and ornament, but probably with a religious allusion’.

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Yew trees at Bolton Abbey:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
1259 Bolton Abbey Images Currently Unavailable Lost No data available - view more info