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Muckross Friary

Tree ID: 2018

Yews recorded: Notable

Tree girth: 399cm

Girth height: at 60cm

Tree sex: male

Date of visit: 20-Jul-05

Source of earliest mention: 1897: Lowe - The Yew-Trees of Great Britain and Ireland


As fine a tree as the much photographed male in the cloister. This one is outside of the confines of the ruin, growing within a circular stone wall. Lowe recorded a girth at the ground of 10′ in 1897.

Yew trees at Muckross Friary:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
2018 Muckross Friary Notable 399cm at 60cm - view more info
2017 Muckross Friary Notable 305cm at the ground - view more info