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Merthyr Cynog

Tree ID: 2287

Yews recorded: Ancient 4m-5m

Tree girth: 439cm

Girth height: at 5cm

Tree sex: male

Date of visit: 5-Aug-98

Source of earliest mention: 1849: A Topographical Dictionary of Wales


Tim Hills – August 1998: Tree 5 on the plan grows NE of the church. Girth of 14′ 5” (439cm) close to the ground was recorded in 1998.
September 2006: A hollow yew standing on several ‘legs’ with fine healthy foliage. Girth, taking in the additional branch, is 16′ 7”(505cm).
February 2014: Girth of 16′ 8” (508cm) included additional branch. Girth excluding branch was 14′ 7½” (446cm) measured close to the ground.

Yew trees at Merthyr Cynog:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
594 Merthyr Cynog Ancient 7m+ 762cm - view more info
2286 Merthyr Cynog Ancient 5m-7m 541cm at root crown - view more info
595 Merthyr Cynog Ancient 5m-7m 508cm at 30cm - view more info
2288 Merthyr Cynog Ancient 4m-5m 442cm at 5cm - view more info
2287 Merthyr Cynog Ancient 4m-5m 439cm at 5cm - view more info
4267 Merthyr Cynog Ancient 4m-5m 422cm at 5cm - view more info