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Kings Somborne palace

Tree ID: 959

Yews recorded: Lost

Tree girth: No data

Girth height: not measured

Tree sex: unspecified

Date of visit: 2-May-03

Source of earliest mention: 1865: A handbook for travellers in Surrey, Hampshire, and the Isle of Wight-King and Murray


According to Black’s guide book of 1897 ‘there are the ruins of a palace, said to have belonged to John of Gaunt, with time-honoured yews flourishing about them’. The area around the ruins had been tidied and there was no sign of old yews.

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Yew trees at Kings Somborne palace:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
959 Kings Somborne palace Images Currently Unavailable Lost No data available - view more info