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Ipswich - Christchurch Park

Tree ID: 4702

Yews recorded: Ancient 4m-5m

Tree girth: 437cm

Girth height: at 45cm

Tree sex: unspecified

Date of visit: 2-Aug-15

Source of earliest mention: 2014: Geoff Blowfield


The tree is as seen in the photographs. According to the Christchurch Park Management Plan p.45 ‘archaeological evidence has shown that the Yew tree in the south end of the park is the oldest at around six hundred years’. It is not clear how this conclusion was reached, since its present girth suggests that it is younger.

Yew trees at Ipswich - Christchurch Park:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
4702 Ipswich - Christchurch Park Ancient 4m-5m 437cm at 45cm - view more info