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Nearest town: Alton

Site type: churchyard

Access: Public

Church name: unrecorded

Diocese: Winchester

County: Hampshire

Country: England

Grid ref: SU74103379

Lost yew site: Yes

Date visited: 19-Sep-98

Recorded by: Tim Hills

Protection & responsibility: Conservation Area-East Hants DC

Yews recorded at this site: Lost

Notes: A church was founded here in 1049. The yew, in spite of being reduced to a stump, was chosen to be one of the 50 Great British Trees to celebrate the Queen's jubilee year. The postcard called it 'the largest yew tree in the world'. Wood from the yew was used to make the fine altar and a branch cross section is displayed in the church porch.

Yew trees at Selborne:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
824 Selborne Lost No data available - view more info