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Chewton Mendip

Tree ID: 351

Yews recorded: Ancient 4m-5m

Tree girth: 429cm

Girth height: at 100cm

Tree sex: male

Date of visit: 1-Sep-97

Source of earliest mention: 1791: Collinson/Rack - History of Somerset


September 1997 – Tim Hills: Stonework has filled this tree for over 100 years. Above the stones, which fill the hollow to a height of about 9′, is an outpouring of branches. 14′ 1” (429cm) at 3′.
October 2012 – Tim Hills: A fine healthy tree. The stonework is being gradually pushed outwards as the tree expands. Girth would be a few inches less without the stone.

Yew trees at Chewton Mendip:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
351 Chewton Mendip Ancient 4m-5m 429cm at 100cm - view more info
352 Chewton Mendip Notable 282cm at 120cm - view more info