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Yew/Yews at Bank Hall, Bretherton England

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Notes: The grounds contain approximately 100 yew trees of various age. The largest girthed is recorded here, its height 14m 43cm.
Classification: notable
Classification Codes: N
Girth cm: 435
Height measured: at 30 cm
Girth ft ins: 14' 4'' at 1'
Sex: unspecified
Earliest mention: 1866
Source of earliest mention: Summer Rambles by Leo Grindon
Date of visit: 24-Jan-07
Latest information: Taken from summer rambles in Cheshire, Derbyshire, Lancashire and Yorkshire by L.Grindon: 'Being rather a long way, it is best, however, to return to Bowdon, which may be done by turning into the fields on the left hand, close to Warburton's, and so, by a lovely walk, to Bank Hall, and its seventeen yew-trees'.

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