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Tree ID: 2059

Yews recorded: Ancient 4m-5m

Tree girth: 496cm

Girth height: at 90cm

Tree sex: male

Date of visit: 13-Sep-05

Source of earliest mention: 1848: A Topographical Dictionary of England - S Lewis.


Described in the Lewis’s 1848 Topographical Dictionary as a ‘very aged yew-tree’.
In the 1868 National Gazetteer it is ‘an old yew tree in the churchyard of unusual size’.
The 1891 Kelly’s Directory described a ‘grand old yew tree’.
September 2005 – Tim Hills: A hollow yew with 4′ of decaying material and internal growth. The tree now touches a tombstone placed close to it in the early 1800s.

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Yew trees at Edlaston:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
2059 Edlaston Images Currently Unavailable Ancient 4m-5m 496cm at 90cm - view more info