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Tree ID: 5460

Yews recorded: Ancient 4m-5m

Tree girth: 401cm

Girth height: at 30cm

Tree sex: female

Date of visit: 24-Mar-19

Source of earliest mention: 2009: Ancient Tree Hunt


The yew, most easterly of the pair, is very fluted with a slightly twisting trunk. At a height of 13’/15′ it divides into a prominent upright branch and a smaller angled branch. Girth was recorded above the higher ground with a horizontal tape as follows: 13′ 2” (401cm) at 1′ and 13′ 9” (419cm) at 3′.

Yew trees at Launceston:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
5460 Launceston Ancient 4m-5m 401cm at 30cm - view more info