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Tree ID: 2253

Yews recorded: Ancient 4m-5m

Tree girth: 462cm

Girth height: not recorded

Tree sex: male

Date of visit: 31-May-06

Source of earliest mention: 1859: Not known


This once formidable yew, described as a ‘giant yew’ in 1859, grows within a 3’/4′ high circular wall, hiding the base of the tree. Massive branches have been systematically removed, especially on the lower part of the tree (see photos 3 and 4). It was measured below sawn off low branches.

Yew trees at Coity:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
2253 Coity Ancient 4m-5m 462cm not recorded - view more info