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Tree ID: 393

Yews recorded: Ancient 5m-7m

Tree girth: 544cm

Girth height: at root crown

Tree sex: male

Date of visit: 18-Aug-99

Source of earliest mention: 1866: Woolhope Naturalists' Field Club Transactions


The yew grows NW of the church.
1866 Woolhope: Girth of 17′ 10” (544cm).
August 1999 – Tim Hills: It measured 17′ 6” (533cm) between the ground and 1′, swelling dramatically above this height.
2012 – Tim Hills: Remeasured between the ground and 1′ was 18′ 3” (556cm).
October 2015 – Peter Norton: The yew is found on Google Maps at 52.067058, -3.110346. It is male with a bulbous lower bole and a girth of 17′ 10” (544cm) with the tape at the root crown and ground. Somebody has unnecessarily hammered in nails at this obvious measuring point.
April 2016 – Paul Wood: Measured at root crown – the only realistic place to record its girth – was 17′ 10” (544cm).

Yew trees at Cusop:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
395 Cusop Ancient 7m+ 737cm at root crown - view more info
392 Cusop Ancient 7m+ 732cm at 30cm - view more info
393 Cusop Ancient 5m-7m 544cm at root crown - view more info
3321 Cusop Ancient 4m-5m 427cm at 30cm - view more info