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Tree ID: 1271

Yews recorded: Ancient 5m-7m

Tree girth: 569cm

Girth height: at the ground

Tree sex: male

Date of visit: 28-Aug-05

Source of earliest mention: 1833: A Topographical Dictionary of Wales - Lewis


Lewis’s 1833 Topographical Dictionary of Wales reported that ‘In the churchyard are to be seen an ancient yew-tree, measuring twentyfive feet, and a sycamore, fifty-four feet, in girth. The yew survives, a complex tree of two distinct sides joined together for 5’/6′ and many pieces of the original tree visible. Girth of 18’ 8” (569cm) recorded with tape horizontal at height of soil mound on one side of tree.

Yew trees at Myddfai:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
1271 Myddfai Ancient 5m-7m 569cm at the ground - view more info