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Yew/Yews at South Hayling England

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Notes: September 1998 - A complex combination of large hollow spaces and enormous leaning limbs, one too heavy even for its supporting prop has become impaled on the protective railings.
Classification: ancient
Classification Codes: ancient - exceptional
Girth cm: 1006
Height measured:
Girth ft ins: 33' recorded in Meredith's gazetteer
Sex: female
Earliest mention: 1865
Source of earliest mention: A handbook for travellers in Surrey, Hampshire, and the Isle of Wight , - King and Murray
Date of visit: 18-Sep-98
Latest information: August 2006 - John Bushby greeted 38 members of Eibenfreunde (Friends of the Yew) visiting as part of their 10 day field trip to study the finest yew sites in Southern England.28th June 1999 - Russell Cleaver - A huge 36' 3'' (11.04m) tree. Multi-stemmed, behind railings. Vast, but not as old as it measures?

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