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Yew/Yews at Aldworth England

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Copyright © Tim Hills - 1997
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Notes: November 1997 - This fragment is all that remains of the storm damaged yew.
Classification: ancient
Classification Codes: A-fr, pg, hist
Girth cm: 396
Height measured:
Girth ft ins: about 13'
Sex: female
Earliest mention: 1644
Source of earliest mention: Captain Symons, Royal diarist.
Date of visit: 01-Nov-97
Latest information: 2008 - New photographs taken by Dave Kenny show that the tree is little changed. If anything foliage on the fragment appears greener than when I saw it in 2005. 9th April 2005 - Though the tree is still struggling, it was considered worth while to make a new sign recognising its significance.Foliage on the branches growing from the fragment is still thin and discoloured. Of several stems growing from the root stock one carries thick foliage.

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