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Hambledon - Hampshire

Nearest town: Portsmouth

Site type: churchyard

Access: Public

Church name: St Peter and St Paul

Diocese: Portsmouth

County: Hampshire

Country: England

Grid ref: SU64621520

Lost yew site: No

Date visited: 18-Sep-98

Recorded by: Tim Hills

Protection & responsibility: Parochial Church Council

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

Notes: The Saxon church is thought to have replaced an earlier wooden building. In an extensive churchyard are many fine trees. The yew grows close to the south porch. According to the church history it is known as the 'Domesday Yew'. In 1970 the tree was almost destroyed.

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Yew trees at Hambledon - Hampshire:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
489 Hambledon - Hampshire Ancient 5m-7m 574cm at 30cm - view more info