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Tree ID: 1847

Yews recorded: Lost

Tree girth: No data

Girth height: not measured

Tree sex: unspecified

Date of visit: No data

Source of earliest mention: 1841: Observations on popular antiquities - J.Brand and H.Ellis


In 1841 the minister of Dunscore, shire of Dumfries, tells us : ‘The old burying-place is not tilled. Upon one corner of it grew a large yew-tree, which was consumed in the heart. Three men have stood in it at once ; but it was overturned by the wind this season’.

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Yew trees at Dunscore:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
1847 Dunscore Images Currently Unavailable Lost No data available - view more info