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Church Preen

Tree ID: 356

Yews recorded: Ancient 7m+

Tree girth: 701cm

Girth height: at 150cm

Tree sex: female

Date of visit: 13-Aug-98

Source of earliest mention: 1780: The Yew-Trees of Britain and Ireland (1897) John Lowe


August 1998 – Tim Hills: A sign by the tree declares a Known Planting Date of A.D.457 – other age estimates are more cautious. The well documented hollow yew is encircled by a metal band at 5′. Girth 23′ 0” (701cm) at 5′ recorded.
October 2007 – Ian Robert Brown: Hollow with 3 large branches, tree appears healthy.

Yew trees at Church Preen:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
356 Church Preen Ancient 7m+ 701cm at 150cm - view more info