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Yew/Yews at Astley Castle England

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Notes: One large yew grows here at the edge of a steep slope down to the water. It is seen in photos 1 and 2. Photo 3 shows that line of 4 younger yews, with girths between 6' and 8', which lead from the old tree towards the castle. The last 2 photos show some of the other yews that grow around this site.
Classification: veteran
Classification Codes: V-g
Girth cm: 481
Height measured: at 30cm
Girth ft ins: 15' 9'' at 1' or 5' where land drops away
Sex: male
Earliest mention: 1951
Source of earliest mention: History of the County of Warwick
Date of visit: 10/09/2009
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