The yew beside which a church was planted

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

Subscribe newsletter

Subscribe to our email and get updates right in your inbox.

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.

More About:

Share

Comments

To leave a comment you need to create an account. |

All comments 0