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Nearest town: Havant

Site type: churchyard

Access: Public

Church name: St John the Baptist

Diocese: Chichester

County: Sussex - West

Country: England

Grid ref: SU756073

Lost yew site: No

Date visited: 13-Jul-00

Recorded by: Tim Hills

Protection & responsibility: Parochial Church Council

Yews recorded at this site: Notable

Notes: The site has been a place of worship since Saxon times. According to this postcard the avenue was planted in 1530. According to The King's England written by Mee, the avenue was planted by the Earl of Arundel in 1544. In A Topographical Dictionary of England, originally published by S Lewis, London, 1848, 'the principal entrance is approached by an avenue of eight yew-trees, remarkable for their size'.

Yew trees at Westbourne:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
831 Westbourne Notable No data available - view more info