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Tree ID: 415

Yews recorded: Ancient 7m+

Tree girth: 937cm

Girth height: at 5cm

Tree sex: female

Date of visit: 31-Jul-99

Source of earliest mention: 1863: The Bromley Record and Monthly advertiser


July 1999 – Tim Hills: A tree of two distinct sides with a large gap between. These two come together several feet above head height. Girth of 30′ 3” (922cm) at the ground.
October 2013 – Peter Norton: A girth of 30′ 9” (937cm) close to the ground and 28′ 0” (853cm) at 2′ 6”, where somebody has hammered in nails. Also opposite the east wall of the church a bushy male yew, not possible to measure.

Yew trees at Downe:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
415 Downe Ancient 7m+ 937cm at 5cm - view more info