The yew beside which a church was planted

Wednesday 21st June 2017 11:00 am
The Greatham churchyard yew is thought to be at least 1,000 years old ()

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THE Greatham yew, in the churchyard of the old St John the Baptist Church, is thought to pre-date the church by about 300 years.

Thought to be about 1,040 years old, this ancient evergreen tree would have been a sapling in Dark Ages Britain, when Anglo-Saxon peoples inhabited the land.

Lorna Wallis found out more...

For full story, see this week’s Bordon Herald.

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