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Strata Florida

Tree ID: 1283

Yews recorded: Lost

Tree girth: No data

Girth height: not measured

Tree sex: unspecified

Date of visit: 10-Jun-99

Source of earliest mention: c1539: Leland - The Ancient Yew - Robert Bevan-Jones


When Leland visited Strata Florida in the reign of Henry VIII he described : ‘thirty-nine vast Ewgh trees in the churchyard belonging to Strathfleur Abbey’. By 1874, only 3 of the 39 remained, the largest of those in 2 parts, with a passage through its centre. Today only 2 remain.

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Yew trees at Strata Florida:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
756 Strata Florida Ancient 5m-7m 671cm at base of tree - view more info
1793 Strata Florida Notable 373cm at 30cm - view more info
1283 Strata Florida Images Currently Unavailable Lost No data available - view more info