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Tree ID: 412

Yews recorded: Ancient 4m-5m

Tree girth: 437cm

Girth height: at 30cm

Tree sex: female

Date of visit: 25-Apr-00

Source of earliest mention: 1868: Miscellaneous poems and pen-and-ink sketches: chiefly of Welsh scenery- Richard Richards


In 1984 Reg Wheeler recorded a girth of 430cm (14′ 1”) at 20cm.
April 2000 – Tim Hills: The female yew grows south of the church and almost touching the building. It is a tall hollow tree with internal growth. I recorded girths of 14′ 4” (437cm) at 1′, 14′ 11″ (455cm) at 3′ and 13′ 4″ (406cm) at 5′.
Girth was recorded by Owen Johnson in 2005 of 404cm (13′ 3”) at 1.6m – above the sprouts and lumps.

Yew trees at Dolwyddelan:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
413 Dolwyddelan Ancient 5m-7m 556cm at the ground - view more info
412 Dolwyddelan Ancient 4m-5m 437cm at 30cm - view more info