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Glamis Castle

Tree ID: 2369

Yews recorded: Ancient 5m-7m

Tree girth: 569cm

Girth height: at 150cm

Tree sex: unspecified

Date of visit: 9-Oct-10

Source of earliest mention: 1890: On the Old and Remarkable Yew Trees in Scotland by Robert Hutchison


Hutchison (1890) recorded one yew with a girth of 10′ 3” at 1′ and noted that there were ‘many others of similar dimension’. The yew pictured here is one of the yews in the grounds, recorded by Judy Dowling for the Ancient tree Hunt in 2010.

Yew trees at Glamis Castle:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
2369 Glamis Castle Ancient 5m-7m 569cm at 150cm - view more info