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Llanddewi Velfrey

Tree ID: 3974

Yews recorded: Ancient 4m-5m

Tree girth: 450cm

Girth height: at narrowest

Tree sex: unspecified

Date of visit: 5-Jun-12

Source of earliest mention: No data


The yew has a huge spreading canopy that comes down almost to the ground and its main stem (at its narrowest point, well below breast height) has a girth of roughly 4.5m. Scattered around the tree, beneath the canopy, were the rusting remains of three cast iron cooking pots/cauldrons. There was a scatter of old pottery and bottles as well as some melted metal (lead with iron pieces embedded).

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Yew trees at Llanddewi Velfrey:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
3974 Llanddewi Velfrey Images Currently Unavailable Ancient 4m-5m 450cm at narrowest - view more info