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Tree ID: 873

Yews recorded: Ancient 5m-7m

Tree girth: 590cm

Girth height: at the base

Tree sex: male

Date of visit: 5-Oct-98

Source of earliest mention: 1946: The Churchyard Yew and Immortality-Cornish


Tree 4 on the plan, WSW of the church. A fluted bole divides into 2 parallel branches.
In 1998 whiskery growth covered half of the bole and foliage was thin. A girth of 18′ 8” (569cm) was recorded at the base of the tree.
In 2021 twiggy growth covered most of the bole. A girth of 590cm (19′ 4”) was recorded at the base of the tree.

Yew trees at Ystradfellte:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
872 Ystradfellte Ancient 7m+ 1067cm at the ground - view more info
871 Ystradfellte Ancient 7m+ 723cm - view more info
873 Ystradfellte Ancient 5m-7m 590cm at the base - view more info
875 Ystradfellte Ancient 5m-7m 523cm - view more info
874 Ystradfellte Ancient 4m-5m 440cm at 75cm - view more info
870 Ystradfellte Ancient 4m-5m 419cm at 60cm - view more info