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Pennant Melangell

Tree ID: 670

Yews recorded: Ancient 7m+

Tree girth: 716cm

Girth height: at 15cm

Tree sex: female

Date of visit: 12-Aug-98

Source of earliest mention: 1994: Gazetteer in The Sacred Yew


SE and just inside the churchyard gate. On a mound and leaning towards the church, probably caused by the weight of the branch which once grew from the large hole seen in the photograph.
Recorded girths as follows:
1983 Reg Wheeler – 755cm (24′ 9”) at the ground.
1998 Tim Hills – 24′ approx. at the ground.
2000 Tim Hills – 23′ 6” approx. between the ground and 1′.

Yew trees at Pennant Melangell:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
671 Pennant Melangell Ancient 7m+ 871cm at narrowest point - view more info
670 Pennant Melangell Ancient 7m+ 716cm at 15cm - view more info
672 Pennant Melangell Ancient 5m-7m 671cm at 60cm - view more info
673 Pennant Melangell Ancient 5m-7m 544cm at 15cm - view more info