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Tree ID: 3040

Yews recorded: Lost

Tree girth: 465cm

Girth height: at the ground

Tree sex: unspecified

Date of visit: 12-Jul-09

Source of earliest mention: No data


The stone tablet at the base of the tree records that it ‘lost some of its noblest branches’ during the great gale of 24th January 1884. A visitor in 1938 noted that ‘though much of it is dead and the gnarled and twisted trunk is hollow one vigorous arm was holding out when we called’. The stump reveals a hollow tree with an internal stem and suggests that the tree was formerly of much greater girth. Today there are no signs of life.

Yew trees at Hemsworth:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
3040 Hemsworth Lost 465cm at the ground - view more info