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Bowood - the Macaulay Yew

Nearest town: Calne

Site type: garden

Access: Private

Church name:


County: Wiltshire

Country: England

Grid ref: ST986700

Lost yew site: No

Date visited: 25-Mar-14

Recorded by: The Marquis of Lansdowne

Protection & responsibility: Bowood Estate

Yews recorded at this site: Notable

Notes: The yew grows in a private garden at Pinhills on the Bowood Estate. The tree is found at a vantage point with extensive views to the north. It is recorded that Macaulay used to sit there whilst reflecting on the momentous issues of the day, whilst the reform bill was slowly grinding its way through Parliament.

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Yew trees at Bowood - the Macaulay Yew:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
4344 Bowood - the Macaulay Yew Notable No data available - view more info