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Tree ID: 1039

Yews recorded: Ancient 4m-5m

Tree girth: 404cm

Girth height: at 30cm

Tree sex: male

Date of visit: 7-Apr-02

Source of earliest mention: 1695: Planting date recorded by Lowe (1897)


April 2002 – Tim Hills: SW of the church. Its girth has been recorded on several occasions. No signs of hollowing. Girth of 13′ 3” (404cm) at 1′ recorded.
June 2008 – Ian Robert Brown: A tall, strong & robust tree. Trunk is solid with no sign of hollowing. Good spread of folige but does have some yellowing of the leaves in places. Branches skirt the tree nearly to the ground. Overall it looks in reasonable health and seems well cared for with no excessive pruning.
April 2010 – Ian Robert Brown: Tree looks in fine health.

Yew trees at Boughton-under-Blean:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
1039 Boughton-under-Blean Ancient 4m-5m 404cm at 30cm - view more info