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Tree ID: 473

Yews recorded: Lost

Tree girth: 686cm

Girth height: No data

Tree sex: unspecified

Date of visit: 28-Mar-98

Source of earliest mention: 1994: Gazetteer in The Sacred Yew


The stump remains, a fine example of the lasting quality of yew wood, which can exist in this state for decades, even centuries. Found close to the south porch, it was reported as ‘felled in 1973’ by Hyde and Harrison in Welsh Timber Trees (1977).

Yew trees at Goetre:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
473 Goetre Lost 686cm - view more info
472 Goetre Ancient 5m-7m 671cm - view more info
475 Goetre Ancient 5m-7m 610cm at top of wall - view more info
474 Goetre Ancient 4m-5m 409cm at 30cm - view more info