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Yew/Yews at Stowe, Gloucestershire England

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Copyright © Tim Hills - 2003
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Notes: The yew stands on 4 separated and twisted legs, one an internal stem. All over its gnarled dead bole, both inside and outside, are slithers of living wood. It has a massive ancient presence.
Classification: ancient
Classification Codes: A-hol
Girth cm: 663
Height measured: at narrowest point
Girth ft ins: 21' 9'' in 2003
Sex: female
Earliest mention: 1913
Source of earliest mention: Forest of Dean - Arthur O'Cooke
Date of visit: 09-Nov-03
Latest information: 2nd August 2005 - According to Arthur O.Cooke 'NE across the field lies the camp, perhaps the dwelling place of a prince of Gwent'.

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