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Nearest town: Maidstone

Site type: churchyard

Access: Public

Church name: St Mary

Diocese: Canterbury

County: Kent

Country: England

Grid ref: TQ80405764

Lost yew site: No

Date visited: 2-Apr-99

Recorded by: Tim Hills

Protection & responsibility: Parochial Church Council

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

Notes: A church with Norman origins, though Mee notes 'Saxon windows blocked up'. Thurnham is on the Pilgrims' Way. The yew grows at the entrance to the churchyard, sharing its space with a large shed erected so close to the tree that they now touch.

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Yew trees at Thurnham:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
790 Thurnham Ancient 5m-7m 566cm at the ground - view more info