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Goathouse Copse - Forest of Bere

Tree ID: 4067

Yews recorded: Ancient 4m-5m

Tree girth: 406cm

Girth height: not recorded

Tree sex: male

Date of visit: 28-Feb-13

Source of earliest mention: 2013: Peter Norton


These are the three largest yews close to the public footpath and all are male.
(1) SU6089111007 with a girth of 13′ 8” (417cm) at root crown with seven main stems from a 4′ break of crown.
(2) SU6096911079 with a girth of 12′ 3” (373cm) at root crown with evidence of hollowing. Badger sett but unsure if it is active.
(3) SU6088711115 with a girth of 11′ 5” (348cm) at 1′ 6” having a 7′ break of crown and evidence of layering.

Yew trees at Goathouse Copse - Forest of Bere:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
4067 Goathouse Copse - Forest of Bere Ancient 4m-5m 406cm not recorded - view more info