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Chailey

Nearest town: Haywards Heath

Site type: churchyard

Access: Public

Church name: St Peter

Diocese: Chichester

County: Sussex - East

Country: England

Grid ref: TQ39231932

Lost yew site: No

Date visited: 6-Jul-99

Recorded by: Tim Hills

Protection & responsibility: Conservation Area-East Sussex CC-Lewes DC

Yews recorded at this site: Ancient 5m-7m

Notes: The oldest recorded parts of the church are 13th century. Five male yews grow here, of which two are significant. These have in the past been described as 'especially fine and surrounded by seating'. The ancient specimen is seen here in 1845 and 1780.

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Yew trees at Chailey:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
345 Chailey Ancient 5m-7m 653cm at 5cm - view more info
346 Chailey Ancient 5m-7m 503cm at 120cm - view more info