Sir Benjamin Stone, 'The famed clipt yew trees of Painswick Churchyard. Gloucestershire. 1902'. Museum no. E.2326-2000

Sir Benjamin Stone, 'The famed clipt yew trees of Painswick Churchyard. Gloucestershire. 1902'. Museum no. E.2326-2000

Sir Benjamin Stone
'The famed clipt yew trees of Painswick Churchyard. Gloucestershire. 1902'
Painswick, Gloucestershire
1902
Platinum print
Museum no. E.2326-2000

It is said that no more than 99 yew trees can grow in Painswick churchyard, and that the hundredth will always be pulled out by the devil. A recent count revealed 103 yews.