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Nearest town: Canterbury

Site type: churchyard

Access: Public

Church name: All Saints

Diocese: Canterbury

County: Kent

Country: England

Grid ref: TR13055123

Lost yew site: No

Date visited: 29-Jul-00

Recorded by: Tim Hills

Protection & responsibility: Parochial Church Council

Yews recorded at this site: Ancient 4m-5m, Ancient 7m+

Notes: The earliest church features are Norman. The largest Petham yew grows south of the church. We recorded a further three, including one at the churchyard entrance, a tall male with a girth of 14' 6" (442cm), struggling to be noticed behind elder, ivy and nettles.

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Yew trees at Petham:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
681 Petham Ancient 7m+ 714cm at 30cm - view more info
3590 Petham Ancient 4m-5m 427cm at 40cm - view more info