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Tree ID: 18

Yews recorded: Ancient 7m+

Tree girth: 988cm

Girth height: at the ground

Tree sex: female

Date of visit: 15-Feb-98

Source of earliest mention: 1988: Churchyard yews of Gwent - J.Daryll Evans


1998 – Tim Hills: A large hollow tree south of the church. Thick stems of ivy cling to the bole and grow high into the branches. In time the tree will probably become two fragments. Its hollow contains a large internal stem.
June 2000 – Revisited to measure the tree and record a girth of 32′ 5” (988cm) at the ground.
February 2014 – At the time of this visit the yew was overrun with ivy.
2017 – Peter Norton : The large hollow female yew growing southwest of the porch had a girth of 33′ 0” at 1′ 8”.

Yew trees at Llanarth:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
18 Llanarth Ancient 7m+ 988cm at the ground - view more info
19 Llanarth Ancient 4m-5m 488cm at 60cm - view more info
2431 Llanarth Notable 363cm at 90cm - view more info