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Horton Kirby

Tree ID: 1225

Yews recorded: Ancient 5m-7m

Tree girth: 681cm

Girth height: at the ground

Tree sex: Male

Date of visit: 22-Jul-02

Source of earliest mention: 1807: Watercolour sketch -H. Petrie - (www.kentarchaeology.org.uk)


SE of the church, a substantial portion of this yew leans and appears to be held up by tombstones. Girth will be reduced when dead material decays. The girth of 22′ 4″ (681cm) includes dead material. The drawing, from the 1876 Illustrated London News, was supplied by Christian Wolf.

Yew trees at Horton Kirby:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
1225 Horton Kirby Ancient 5m-7m 681cm at the ground - view more info