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Tree ID: 3109

Yews recorded: Notable

Tree girth: 365cm

Girth height: at 60cm

Tree sex: unspecified

Date of visit: 17-Oct-09

Source of earliest mention: 1849: The Churchyard Yew and Immortality - Cornish


October 2009 – Tim Hills: Rev.W.H.Raymer sent the following information to Vaughan Cornish (1946):’Two yews south of church which appear as quite small trees in a photograph taken in 1849′. The postcard photo was taken about 100 years ago and shows the trees looking very similar to each other. If they were planted at the same time, by 2009 they differ considerably in size, the larger girthing 12′ and the smaller 8′ 4”.

Yew trees at Branscombe:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
3109 Branscombe Notable 365cm at 60cm - view more info