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Tree ID: 220

Yews recorded: Ancient 7m+

Tree girth: 815cm

Girth height: at the ground

Tree sex: male

Date of visit: 26-Oct-98

Source of earliest mention: 1980: Tree Register Data Base


October 1998 – SE of the church. Its hollow space is filled with criss crossing root and stem material. Elder had taken root inside a tree already overwhelmed by ivy. Girth of 27′ 6” (838cm) at the ground.
August 2006 – Tim Hills: Ivy has been removed revealing the splendour of this vast hollow tree. Its huge columnar trunk retains its great girth for a considerable height. There were no branches below about 15′. At this height the yew is still hollow. Girth recorded as 26′ 9” (815cm) at the base.
December 2019 – Luke Steer: Girth of 7.375m at 1.3m recorded (approx 24′ 1” at 4′ 3”).

Yew trees at Llywel:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
220 Llywel Ancient 7m+ 815cm at the ground - view more info
221 Llywel Ancient 5m-7m 686cm at 5cm - view more info
222 Llywel Ancient 4m-5m 444.5cm at 30cm - view more info