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Tree ID: 445

Yews recorded: Ancient 5m-7m

Tree girth: 622cm

Girth height: at 30cm

Tree sex: male

Date of visit: 4-Jun-99

Source of earliest mention: 1950: The Yew Trees of England - E.W.Swanton


1950: 18′ at 1′, with an umbrage of 53′ (for Swanton).
1997: 14m tall x190 @ 0m-0.6m diameter – The Sussex Tree Book (Owen Johnson).
June 1999 – Tim Hills: 20′ 4″ (620cm) at the ground, 21′ 2″ (645cm) at 3′ and 23′ 0” (701cm) at 5′ (excluding the small branch that rises from close to the ground).
September 2012 – Peter Norton: Hollow with no internal growth. Foliage looked in good condition and crown a fine shape. Measured at 1′ to avoid the bulbous base recorded a girth of 20′ 5” (622cm).

Yew trees at Fittleworth:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
445 Fittleworth Ancient 5m-7m 622cm at 30cm - view more info