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Nearest town: Orpington

Site type: churchyard

Access: Public

Church name: St Mary the Virgin

Diocese: Rochester

County: Greater London

Country: England

Grid ref: TQ43216164

Lost yew site: No

Date visited: 31-Jul-99

Recorded by: Tim Hills

Protection & responsibility: Parochial Church Council

Yews recorded at this site: Ancient 7m+

Notes: The church is dated c1290. The yew grows to the south of its porch. A wall plaque informs us that this was Charles Darwin's parish.

Site files:

Yew trees at Downe:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
415 Downe Ancient 7m+ 937cm at 5cm - view more info