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Compton Martin

Tree ID: 916

Yews recorded: Ancient 4m-5m

Tree girth: 414cm

Girth height: at 30cm

Tree sex: male

Date of visit: 15-Mar-01

Source of earliest mention: 1912: Bristol Flora - J.M. White


March 2001 – Tim Hills: In his 1912 Bristol Flora, JM White included this location as having a group of ‘especially fine trees’. The largest is a male yew of 12′ 10” (391cm) girth at 1′. From its low bole grow several tall branches.
January 2015 – Peter Norton: The tall male yew grows near the southwest corner of the tower and has had many lower branches removed. Girth was 13′ 6” (411cm) at 18”.
2016 – Tim Hills: Girth of 13′ 7” (414cm) at 1′ recorded.

Yew trees at Compton Martin:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
916 Compton Martin Ancient 4m-5m 414cm at 30cm - view more info