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Nearest town: Southampton

Site type: churchyard

Access: Public

Church name: St Mary the Virgin

Diocese: Winchester

County: Hampshire

Country: England

Grid ref: SU4710008700

Lost yew site: No

Date visited: 9-May-99

Recorded by: Tim Hills

Protection & responsibility: Parochial Church Council

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

Notes: A simple church built around 1230 by the monks of the nearby Priory of Hamble-le-Rice to serve scattered farming hamlets. As well as the ancient yew recorded here a female yew with a girth of 10' 5'' grows SE and two smaller yews grow SW. A History of the County of Hampshire: Volume 3, originally published by Victoria County History, London noted that in 1908: 'To the south of the church is a fine yew tree'.

Site files:

Yew trees at Hound:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
521 Hound Ancient 5m-7m 531cm at 5cm - view more info