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Tree ID: 4424

Yews recorded: Ancient 5m-7m

Tree girth: 559cm

Girth height: at 5cm

Tree sex: male

Date of visit: 24-Aug-98

Source of earliest mention: 1980: Tree Register Data Base


Tree 1 on the plan. Grows inside a double wall. Of solid appearance, though one gap reveals hollowing with internal growth. Its large girth is retained for a considerable height, dividing into 2 main branches at a height of between 20 and 25 feet. In 1998 a girth of 19′ 6” (594cm), a figure swollen by ivy stems, was recorded at 1′. Without the surrounding walls this would be at a height of 5′ above the ground.
In 2014 a girth of 18′ 4” (559cm) close to the ground was recorded.

Yew trees at Llangathen:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
4424 Llangathen Ancient 5m-7m 559cm at 5cm - view more info
4422 Llangathen Ancient 5m-7m 516cm at base of tree - view more info
129 Llangathen Ancient 4m-5m 452cm at 90cm - view more info
4421 Llangathen Ancient 4m-5m 450cm at 30cm - view more info
4420 Llangathen Ancient 4m-5m 439cm at narrowest - view more info
4423 Llangathen Lost No data available - view more info