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Tree ID: 876

Yews recorded: Ancient 7m+

Tree girth: 791cm

Girth height: at 10cm

Tree sex: female

Date of visit: 5-Oct-98

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


Two hundred years ago the tree shown here was regarded as one of the biggest yews in Wales, with a girth of 36 feet. A huge and impressive fragment remains of the original tree, inside a wall which is crumbling in places as the tree expands.
In 2021 a girth of 791cm (25′ 11”) was recorded for the Ancient Tree Inventory.

Yew trees at Ystradgynlais:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
4419 Ystradgynlais Ancient 7m+ 814cm at 5cm - view more info
876 Ystradgynlais Ancient 7m+ 791cm at 10cm - view more info
4418 Ystradgynlais Ancient 4m-5m 490cm - view more info
3657 Ystradgynlais Ancient 4m-5m 418cm at 5cm - view more info
4425 Ystradgynlais Lost No data available - view more info