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Tree ID: 1518

Yews recorded: Ancient 5m-7m

Tree girth: 511cm

Girth height: at the ground

Tree sex: female

Date of visit: 1-Apr-03

Source of earliest mention: 1801: Gentlemans magazine - information supplied by Tony Hackett.


April 2003 – Tim Hills: The yew is in the process of fragmentation. Bars are in place to hold the sides together. Branches dip to the ground around the tree. Girth was 16′ 9” (511cm) at the ground expanding to exactly 20′ (610cm) at 2′.
Photos taken on 11/Feb/2000 were sent to the Conservation Foundation.

Yew trees at Forton:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
1518 Forton Ancient 5m-7m 511cm at the ground - view more info