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Tree ID: 337

Yews recorded: Ancient 5m-7m

Tree girth: 559cm

Girth height: at 150cm

Tree sex: female

Date of visit: 10-Aug-98

Source of earliest mention: 1993: Tree Register Data Base -Percival Morgan


August 1998 – Tim Hills: Tree 6 on the plan, NNE of the church. Many branches grow from low on the bole. Girth was 18′ 4” (559cm) at 5′.
September 2005 – Russell Cleaver: ‘Open grown canopy, short, squat bole, branches feathered to the ground. Girth 5.29m (17′ 4”) at 0.65m’.
November 2017 – Paul Wood: With low branches, many resting on the ground, it was difficult to get close to the tree. Of the oldest yews here, this female yew appeared by far the healthiest. Many leaves were reddish brown giving the yew a yellow glow in the sunshine. The bole was reached through surrounding brambles and ivy, which was beginning to grow into the tree. The fine fluted looking bole has many established limbs at ground level on its south side but none on the north side, where they have been removed, presumably to avoid them hanging over into the field where cattle were grazing. No hollowing was noted on the parts of the tree that I could reach. Only a few arils remained and many Mistle Thrushes were fighting for these.

Yew trees at Cefnllys:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
338 Cefnllys Ancient 5m-7m 663cm at 110cm - view more info
337 Cefnllys Ancient 5m-7m 559cm at 150cm - view more info
339 Cefnllys Lost 556cm at 110cm - view more info
340 Cefnllys Ancient 5m-7m 550cm at 40cm - view more info
343 Cefnllys Notable 396cm at 150cm - view more info
342 Cefnllys Notable 366cm at 30cm - view more info