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Llanddewi Rhydderch

Tree ID: 194

Yews recorded: Ancient 5m-7m

Tree girth: 681cm

Girth height: at 120cm

Tree sex: female

Date of visit: 22-Mar-98

Source of earliest mention: 1909: Little Guide to Monmouthshire


December 1986 – J.Daryll Evans: In his book The Churchyard Yews of Gwent recorded a girth of 651cm (21′ 4½”) at 1m.
March 1998 – Tim Hills: A tall yew with a fine internal stem filling part of its hollow. It grows ESE of the church. Girth recorded in 2000 of 23′ 3” (709cm) at 3′ and 22′ 0” (671cm) at 5′.
2017 – Peter Norton: The large female yew grows close to the southeast corner of the church. It has a large flared root which hindered measurement below the nails that somebody has hammered into the tree at a height of 4′ 6”. I used these nails to record a girth of 22′ 4” (681cm).

Yew trees at Llanddewi Rhydderch:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
194 Llanddewi Rhydderch Ancient 5m-7m 681cm at 120cm - view more info
1269 Llanddewi Rhydderch Images Currently Unavailable Lost No data available - view more info