Tree Register of Ireland

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Taxus baccata


Yew




Gormanstown College, Gormanstown, Co. Meath


Situation: Other
Visited and photographed on: 25-Aug-09
Height: 7 m Girth: 0 m

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Lord Gormanstown created this sculpted yew walk as a triangular-shaped cloister in the late 17th century to appease his daughter and dissuade her from becoming a nun.