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Drayton - Somerset

Tree ID: 924

Yews recorded: Notable

Tree girth: 399cm

Girth height: at 15cm

Tree sex: male

Date of visit: 3-May-02

Source of earliest mention: 1791: Collinson/Rack - History of Somerset


May 2002 – Tim Hills: The male divides at 6′ into 2 upright parallel branches. A third major branch facing the road has been removed. Girth of 12′ 5” (378cm) between 6” and 1′.
January 2015 – Peter Norton: A stone wall surrounds the tree with stone slabs on top that reach the bole. These are starting to split as the tree expands. The yew had some lower spray and a girth of 12′ 11” (394cm) close to its base.
2016 Tim Hills: Girth of 13′ 1” (399cm) between the ground and 6”.

Yew trees at Drayton - Somerset:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
924 Drayton - Somerset Notable 399cm at 15cm - view more info
1088 Drayton - Somerset Notable 386cm near ground - view more info