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Tree ID: 229

Yews recorded: Lost

Tree girth: 305cm

Girth height: not recorded

Tree sex: unspecified

Date of visit: No data

Source of earliest mention: 1875: The Penny Post


Straker recorded a yew of 10′ girth at 4′ in 1880. This was gone before 1994, when Fookes found a stump of 10′ 6” to the SSW. It was described in the 1875 Penny Post as ‘decaying’. The tree seen in the 1797 painting is probably the lost yew.

Yew trees at Caterham:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
229 Caterham Lost 305cm not recorded - view more info