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Tree ID: 191

Yews recorded: Ancient 5m-7m

Tree girth: 531cm

Girth height: at 60cm

Tree sex: female

Date of visit: 1-Mar-12

Source of earliest mention: 1995: Clwyd Powys Archaeological Trust


Tim Hills: Tree 1 on the plan, east of the church. It is horse shoe shaped, consisting of a live and a dead section and has a large internal stem about 3′ in girth. The tree’s main central stem is hollowed out for a considerable height.
In 1999 girth was 17′ 9” (541cm) at 1′ measured above any jutting roots.
In 2004 girth was 17′ 5” (531cm) at 2′.
In 2012 girth was 18′ 3” (556cm) at 1′ and 17′ 5” (531cm) at 2′.
Paul Wood – 2016: The yew’s hollow centre shows through the gap on the east side of the tree. Some of the ivy beginning to cover the bole was removed. As with other yews in this area we noted a yellow tinge to the foliage. Girth was 18′ 1” (551cm) at 1′ and 17′ 5” (531cm) at 2′.

Yew trees at Llanstephan:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
187 Llanstephan Ancient 5m-7m 686cm at the ground - view more info
192 Llanstephan Ancient 5m-7m 566cm at 30cm - view more info
191 Llanstephan Ancient 5m-7m 531cm at 60cm - view more info
190 Llanstephan Ancient 4m-5m 424cm at 60cm - view more info
3853 Llanstephan Ancient 4m-5m 414cm at 25cm - view more info
188 Llanstephan Notable 345cm at 30cm - view more info