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Tree ID: 436

Yews recorded: Ancient 7m+

Tree girth: 894cm

Girth height: at narrowest

Tree sex: unspecified

Date of visit: 1-Oct-97

Source of earliest mention: 1940: The King's England - Arthur Mee


October 1997 – Tim Hills: The yew grows NNE of the church. A platform within the tree is surrounded by many substantial branches. Girth of 29′ 0” (884cm) at its narrowest point.
June 2015 – Peter Norton: The yew grows close to the church porch. Several dead branches were piled up against the trunk. What looked initially like die back in the crown was a broken branch stuck in the canopy.
2016 – Tim Hills: It not only looked unchanged but was also possible to remeasure at is narrowest point and record a girth of 29′ 4” (894cm), an increase of 4” in 18 years.

Yew trees at Elworthy:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
436 Elworthy Ancient 7m+ 894cm at narrowest - view more info