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Merthyr Cynog

Tree ID: 595

Yews recorded: Ancient 5m-7m

Tree girth: 508cm

Girth height: at 30cm

Tree sex: male

Date of visit: 5-Aug-98

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


Tim Hills – August 1998: Tree 3 on the plan grows east of the church. It consists of many upright branches from a solid looking ivy clad bole. There were hollow spaces. Girth was 16′ 2” (493cm) at 1′.
September 2006: Girth of 16′ 3” (95cm) at 1′ recorded. A tall tree with thick foliage.
February 2014: Girth of 16′ 7” (505cm) at 1′ over numerous ivy stems.
May 2017 – Paul Wood: Most of the ivy had been cut. Girth was 16′ 8” (508cm) at 1′.

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