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Tree ID: 263

Yews recorded: Ancient 5m-7m

Tree girth: 549cm

Girth height: No data

Tree sex: female

Date of visit: 2-Aug-99

Source of earliest mention: 1880: Paper presented to Croydon Nat. Hist.& Scientific Soc. by E.Straker


August 1999 – Tim Hills: This twin-trunked yew was ‘enclosed by an iron fence’ in 1897 (Lowe). Lowe estimated its girth to be 18′ (549cm). It is a tall, narrow tree whose lateral growth is restricted by closeness to the church building.

Yew trees at Ashtead:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
263 Ashtead Ancient 5m-7m 549cm - view more info