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Chartley Castle

Tree ID: 3096

Yews recorded: Lost

Tree girth: No data

Girth height: not measured

Tree sex: unspecified

Date of visit: 10-Sep-09

Source of earliest mention: 1817: A topographical history of Staffordshire - Ed William Pitt


Ancient yews can still be found at some castle sites. There was presumably a good reason for the destruction of ‘nearly one hundred full-grown yew trees, of the age of many centuries’ (A topographical history of Staffordshire-1817).

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Yew trees at Chartley Castle:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
3096 Chartley Castle Images Currently Unavailable Lost No data available - view more info