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Llanidan - old church

Tree ID: 2891

Yews recorded: Ancient 4m-5m

Tree girth: No data

Girth height: not measured

Tree sex: unspecified

Date of visit: 21-Sep-13

Source of earliest mention: 1849: Topographical Dictionary of Wales


2013: It appeared that some of the yews surrounding the south side of the ruins could be 16′ in girth and multi-stemmed at the base. However Reg Wheeler’s notes from 1984 have no yew over 4m in girth.
In 2008 Tim Hills described an additional yew growing in an adjacent garden (also visible from the road) and wondered whether this might be the tree described 160 years ago. The ‘venerable yew’ continues to prove elusive.
In 2003 Pat Denne recorded 4 yews at this site with diameters of 131cm, 129cm, 117cm and 93cm.

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Yew trees at Llanidan - old church:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
2891 Llanidan - old church Images Currently Unavailable Ancient 4m-5m No data available - view more info