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Tree ID: 441

Yews recorded: Ancient 5m-7m

Tree girth: 577cm

Girth height: at 43cm

Tree sex: male

Date of visit: 19-Sep-98

Source of earliest mention: 1994: Gazetteer in The Sacred Yew


September 1998 – Tim Hills: The yew grows south of the church and close to a cross on an octagonal plinth. Two large limbs stretch away from its hollow centre. Girth of 19′ 4” (589cm) at 3′ recorded.
October 2002 -Russell Cleaver: Girth of 19′ 6”/5.94 at 1.1m recorded.
July 2012 – Peter Norton: Smaller male recorded 18′ 11” (577cm) at 1′ 5”, the height of embedded nails. Some of these have been removed but the staining is still evident.

Yew trees at Farringdon:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
440 Farringdon Ancient 7m+ 917cm at 30cm - view more info
441 Farringdon Ancient 5m-7m 577cm at 43cm - view more info