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Tree ID: 905

Yews recorded: Notable

Tree girth: 363cm

Girth height: at 150cm

Tree sex: female

Date of visit: 17-Feb-01

Source of earliest mention: 1880: Paper presented to Croydon Nat. Hist.& Scientific Soc. by E.Straker


1880: Straker recorded a girth of 9′ 9” at 5′ for the younger of Burstow’s yews.
2001 – Tim Hills: 11′ 11” at 5′ over a small amount of epicormic bulging. This tree is in two separate pieces at the ground which join at about 6′. One section is hollowed out from the ground, the other begins the hollowing process at a height of about 2′.

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Yew trees at Burstow:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
904 Burstow Images Currently Unavailable Ancient 4m-5m 485cm at 90cm - view more info
905 Burstow Images Currently Unavailable Notable 363cm at 150cm - view more info