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Yew/Yews at Churchill, Somerset England

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Notes: A leaning hollow tree, heavily propped. Some branches have been removed to prevent tangling with telegraph wires.
Classification: veteran
Classification Codes: V-hol
Girth cm: 458
Height measured:
Girth ft ins: 15' approx.
Sex: female
Earliest mention: 1791
Source of earliest mention: Collinson - History of Somerset
Date of visit: 17-Feb-00
Latest information: Sept 8th 2014 - Peter Norton: Of three yews that grow here, the significant one is close to the southeast perimeter corner. It is a hollow and fragmenting female yew, still propped, although two props lie on the ground. It is now screened by alder and holly.

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