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Bishopstrow - Cromwells Yew

Tree ID: 3035

Yews recorded: Notable

Tree girth: 335cm

Girth height: at 90cm

Tree sex: unspecified

Date of visit: No data

Source of earliest mention: 1988: Danny Howell


Known locally as ‘Cromwell’s Yew’. Local folklore records that Oliver Cromwell reputedly breakfasted in the shade of the tree soon after the battle of Newbury. A similar piece of folklore makes the same claim but says that it was after the battle of Roundway Down.

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Yew trees at Bishopstrow - Cromwells Yew:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
3035 Bishopstrow - Cromwells Yew Images Currently Unavailable Notable 335cm at 90cm - view more info