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Nearest town: Croydon

Site type: churchyard

Access: Public

Church name: St George

Diocese: Rochester

County: Greater London

Country: England

Grid ref: TQ37486964

Lost yew site: No

Date visited: 23-Dec-08

Recorded by: Barry Saich

Protection & responsibility: Parochial Church Council

Yews recorded at this site: Notable

Notes: In The Table Book by William Hone (1827) a poem entitled The Porch of Beckenham Church-yard begins with the words: 'Beyond the Lich-gate stand ten ancient/ Branching so high they seem like giant mutes,/ With plumes, awaiting rich men's funerals/ And poor man's bury'ngs;- stretching, over all,/ An arch of triumph for Death's victories'.

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Yew trees at Beckenham:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
2969 Beckenham Images Currently Unavailable Notable 327cm at the ground - view more info