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Yewtree Pit

Nearest town: Winchester

Site type: chalk pit

Access: Public

Church name:


County: Hampshire

Country: England

Grid ref: SU3257427846

Lost yew site: No

Date visited: 12-Jun-18

Recorded by: Hugo Egleston

Protection & responsibility: Landowner

Yews recorded at this site: Ancient 4m-5m, Notable

Notes: This location is close to Yewtree Pit Cottage (as marked on the 1:2500 map). In Milnes map of 1791 this spot appears to be at the southern end of a long narrow wood. Three of four yews found here are recorded. It is unfortunate that this pit has been a magnet for fly tippers for a long time.

Yew trees at Yewtree Pit:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
5335 Yewtree Pit Ancient 4m-5m 488cm at 120cm - view more info
5336 Yewtree Pit Ancient 4m-5m 457cm at 120cm - view more info
5334 Yewtree Pit Notable 394cm at 30cm - view more info