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Yew/Yews at Allestree England

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Notes: A hollow tree, access to the centre prevented by dead wood which has not yet decayed.
Classification: veteran
Classification Codes: V-g, hol
Girth cm: 549
Height measured: at 90cm
Girth ft ins: 18' at 3'
Sex: male
Earliest mention: 1833
Source of earliest mention: History and Gazetteer of the County of Derby-Stephen Glover Vol 2 part 1
Date of visit: 08-Aug-99
Latest information: John Potts has submitted this early reference to the Allestree yew. 1833: `In the church yard is a yew tree of large dimensions, which appears to be of equal antiquity with the church.`

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