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Tree ID: 1075

Yews recorded: Ancient 5m-7m

Tree girth: 546cm

Girth height: at the ground

Tree sex: female

Date of visit: 10-May-02

Source of earliest mention: 1866: Woolhope Naturalists Field Club Transactions


1866: A girth of 14′ 7” (444.5cm) was recorded in the Woolhope Papers, as well as a description of a ‘tall, vigorous tree’.
May 2002 – Tim Hills: A leaning tree. About a third of its bole comprises dead wood, behind which can be seen internal growth. Girth of 17′ 4” (528) at the ground and 16′ 11” (516) at 5′ recorded.
2015 – Paul Wood: Measured at ground level as 17′ 11” (5.46m) and looks much as photographed in 2009 except for the new seat dedicated to Kilvert.

Yew trees at Bredwardine:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
1075 Bredwardine Ancient 5m-7m 546cm at the ground - view more info
4670 Bredwardine Images Currently Unavailable Notable 368cm at 5cm - view more info