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Tree ID: 4310

Yews recorded: Notable

Tree girth: 346cm

Girth height: at 130cm

Tree sex: unspecified

Date of visit: No data

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


1880: When Straker presented a paper to the Croydon Natural History Society in 1880, the yew at Chaldon was recorded as having a girth of 8′ 3” (251cm).
In 1994 the survey was repeated by Gwyneth Fookes, who recorded a girth of 11′ 3” (343cm) at 5′.
In 2013 Wim Brinkerink recorded the yew as 3.46 at 1.3m. It has a good clean bole and slight hollowing.

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Yew trees at Chaldon:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
4310 Chaldon Images Currently Unavailable Notable 346cm at 130cm - view more info