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Crowhurst - Sussex

Tree ID: 387

Yews recorded: Ancient 5m-7m

Tree girth: 513cm

Girth height: at 150cm

Tree sex: female

Date of visit: 7-Jul-99

Source of earliest mention: 1897: The Yew-Trees of Great Britain and Ireland - John Lowe


1897: It was described as much storm broken and measuring 13′ 3″ (404cm) at 3′ in The Yew Trees of Great Britain and Ireland.
1999 – Tim Hills: A hollowing female yew NW of the church. It consists of three main branches supporting much growth. Behind a large panel of white wood it was possible to see red crumbling heart wood and internal stems. I recorded a girth of 16′ 10″ (513cm) at 5′.
30th Oct 2015 – Peter Norton: This female yew grows northwest of the church and can be viewed on Google Maps at 50.884003, 0.496763. Partial loss on the flared bole on the west side of tree allows for internal growth to be viewed.

Yew trees at Crowhurst - Sussex:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
388 Crowhurst - Sussex Ancient 7m+ 854cm - view more info
387 Crowhurst - Sussex Ancient 5m-7m 513cm at 150cm - view more info
386 Crowhurst - Sussex Ancient 4m-5m 488cm at 90cm - view more info