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Tree ID: 3969

Yews recorded: Ancient 5m-7m

Tree girth: 633cm

Girth height: at 5cm

Tree sex: male

Date of visit: 2-May-12

Source of earliest mention: 2012: Lin Carter


May 2012 – Lin Carter: It has a single (not original) bole, short and soon splitting into 2 major trunks, with further division and complex branching above.
May 2012 – Tim Hills: The larger trunk had a girth of 14′ 1” (429cm) close to the ground, the smaller 10′ 4”. The yew has been allowed to become overwhelmed by ivy which grows high into its branches. Girth around both trunks was 20′ 9” (633cm) at the ground. A storage shed had been built near to the tree and the ground was strewn with tombstones and rubble.
March 2017 – Peter Norton: Girth of 20′ 9”(633cm) near to the ground.

Yew trees at Adlestrop:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
3969 Adlestrop Ancient 5m-7m 633cm at 5cm - view more info