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Tree ID: 297

Yews recorded: Ancient 4m-5m

Tree girth: 495cm

Girth height: at the ground

Tree sex: female

Date of visit: 15-Mar-99

Source of earliest mention: 1946: The Churchyard Yew and Immortality-Cornish


March 1999 – Tim Hills: Smaller of the pair. Apart from a limb at 6/7′, its bole is intact to about 10′. There are many holes in the tree where branches have been removed. The following girths were recorded: 15′ 10″ (483cm) at 1′, 17′ 2″ (523cm) at 3′ and 17′ 4″ (528) at 5′.
October 2015 – Peter Norton: The most easterly yew, with similar growth characteristics as the larger yew, has a girth of 16′ 3” (495cm) at the root crown/ground.

Yew trees at Breinton:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
296 Breinton Ancient 5m-7m 632cm at 30cm - view more info
297 Breinton Ancient 4m-5m 495cm at the ground - view more info