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Yew/Yews at Doveridge England

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Copyright © Edwin Pretty - 2009
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Notes: A hollowed out tree, its bole supported by a double row of chains. The postcard shows that support for its branches has been in place for many decades.
Classification: ancient
Classification Codes: A- hsh,lgth, hist
Girth cm: 627
Height measured: at 90cm
Girth ft ins: 20' 7'' at 3'
Sex: female
Earliest mention: 1848
Source of earliest mention: A Topographical Dictionary of England
Date of visit: 08-Aug-99
Latest information: There is a reference to the 'very ancient yew-tree' in the National Gazetteer of 1868. www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/DYB/Doveridge/Gaz1868.html

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