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Tree ID: 1098

Yews recorded: Lost

Tree girth: No data

Girth height: not measured

Tree sex: male

Date of visit: 15-May-99

Source of earliest mention: 1857: Pamphlets on Biology: Kofoid collection, Volume 2681


1975: The photo shows the tree when it was alive.
1988: A letter to David Bellamy at the Conservation Foundation contained the following description: ‘An unusual yew tree with four trunks growing from a central rotten trunk. The bole measures 26′ at 3′ high and 27′ at 4′ high. It stands 13 feet from the south-west corner of the churchyard’.
1999 – Tim Hills: The yew was inundated with ivy and showed no signs of life.
2011 – Peter Norton: The trunks are more clearly visible. No sign of life.

Yew trees at Aldingbourne:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
1098 Aldingbourne Lost No data available - view more info