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West Cliffe

Nearest town: Dover

Site type: churchyard

Access: Public

Church name: St Peter

Diocese: Canterbury

County: Kent

Country: England

Grid ref: TR34884480

Lost yew site: No

Date visited: 21-May-13

Recorded by: Tim Hills

Protection & responsibility: Parochial Church Council

Yews recorded at this site: Notable

Notes: The yew grows SW of the church. In Ramble XV from the Home Counties magazine of 1861 is the following description: 'A halt may be called here to inspect the small church, which has some interesting Norman remains, and also an ancient yew tree in the churchyard, which must have survived the storms of countless wild winters'. The drawing illustrates the article. The second picture is Saunders' sepia drawing of 1867, held by the Kent Archaeological Society, which clearly shows a large girthed tree with little foliage.

Yew trees at West Cliffe:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
4164 West Cliffe Notable No data available - view more info