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Tree ID: 409

Yews recorded: Ancient 7m+

Tree girth: 968cm

Girth height: at 90cm

Tree sex: male

Date of visit: 1-Jan-98

Source of earliest mention: c1987: Ann Nethercott


January 1998 – Tim Hills: A vast fragment growing north of the church merely hints at the size of the original tree. It was measured c 1987 by Ann Nethercott for the Country Living/Conservation Foundation project and girths of 31′ 9” at 3′ and 35′ at 5′ were recorded. Meredith’s Gazetteer in The Sacred Yew (1994) gives a girth of 37′.

Yew trees at Discoed:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
409 Discoed Ancient 7m+ 968cm at 90cm - view more info
410 Discoed Ancient 5m-7m 671cm - view more info
4547 Discoed Notable 394cm at 90cm - view more info