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Tree ID: 500

Yews recorded: Ancient 7m+

Tree girth: 704cm

Girth height: at 30cm

Tree sex: female

Date of visit: 19-Sep-98

Source of earliest mention: 1883: The Flora of Hampshire - F.Townsent


September 1998 – Tim Hills: Middle of the 3 yews and largest. Of solid appearance but with hollow spaces. Girths recorded were 22′ 9” (693cm) at 1′, 24′ 6″ (747cm) at 3′ and 24′ 0” (732cm) at 5′.
1999 – Russell Cleaver: Clean bole, almost entire, (7.37m at 1.1m).
2009 – Owen Johnson: Hollow spaces in clean short bole. 700cm at 0-0.4m.
2011 – Peter Norton: A large basal cavity on the north side of the tree through which a single internal stem can be seen. Five nails have been embedded in the tree at varying heights. Girth of 23′ 1” (704cm) at about 1′ recorded.

Yew trees at Hawkley-churchyard:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
500 Hawkley-churchyard Ancient 7m+ 704cm at 30cm - view more info
501 Hawkley-churchyard Ancient 5m-7m 533cm at 60cm - view more info
499 Hawkley-churchyard Ancient 7m+ No data available - view more info