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Nearest town: Eastbourne

Site type: churchyard

Access: Public

Church name: St Mary

Diocese: Chichester

County: Sussex - East

Country: England

Grid ref: TV61249881

Lost yew site: No

Date visited: 11-Oct-11

Recorded by: Tim Hills

Protection & responsibility: Parochial Church Council

Yews recorded at this site: Ancient 4m-5m

Notes: A 12th century church on the slope of the Bourne stream. A young male yew grows on the eastern perimeter of the churchyard close to a Celtic cross, while the old yew featured here grows very close to the northeast corner of the church. It has the justifiable reputation of being Eastbourne's oldest tree.

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Yew trees at Eastbourne:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
2500 Eastbourne Ancient 4m-5m 405cm at 10cm - view more info