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Yew/Yews at Chipping England

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Notes: Described for Cornish's 1946 book as a 'fine old yew'. It grows on a mound and leans heavily towards the church, supported on 3 props. New wood is gradually growing over these supports. This would appear to be the fragment of a once larger yew. Height has been recorded as 10m 19cm.
Classification: veteran
Classification Codes: V-con
Girth cm: 400
Height measured: at 30 cm
Girth ft ins: 13' 1' at 1''
Sex: unspecified
Earliest mention: 1894
Source of earliest mention: History of the Parish of Chipping - T.C.Smith
Date of visit: 30-Jan-07
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