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Tree ID: 1917

Yews recorded: Ancient 5m-7m

Tree girth: 627cm

Girth height: at 90cm

Tree sex: female

Date of visit: 8-Aug-99

Source of earliest mention: 1848: A Topographical Dictionary of England


August 1999 – Tim Hills: A hollowed out tree, its bole supported by a double row of chains. Girths recorded were 20′ 7″ (627cm) at 3′ and 21′ 3″ (648cm) at 5′. The postcard shows that support for its branches has been in place for many decades.

Yew trees at Doveridge:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
1917 Doveridge Ancient 5m-7m 627cm at 90cm - view more info