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Sturminster Marshall

Nearest town: Poole

Site type: churchyard

Access: Public

Church name: St Mary

Diocese: Salisbury

County: Dorset

Country: England

Grid ref: ST951004

Lost yew site: Yes

Date visited: 23-Mar-10

Recorded by: Tim Hills

Protection & responsibility: Conservation Area-East Dorset DC

Yews recorded at this site: Lost, Notable

Notes: The ancient yew that once grew here is gone. In the churchyard are two young yews. The first two photos show a gift from Queen Victoria which has been subject to topiary in the past, its girth about 5'. The next two photos show a yew planted on 2nd February 1901, the day of Queen Victoria's funeral. This one has a girth of 5' 11'' at 1'.

Yew trees at Sturminster Marshall:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
2604 Sturminster Marshall Notable No data available - view more info