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Le Troncq

Tree ID: 3578

Yews recorded: Ancient 5m-7m

Tree girth: 531cm

Girth height: at 5cm

Tree sex: male

Date of visit: 5-Sep-14

Source of earliest mention: 1930: Les vieux arbres de la Normandie - Henri Gadeau de Kerville


The statue of the Virgin Mary dates from the 14th century. How long it has been there is not known, certainly long enough for the yew wood to wrap around it. In centuries to come it will be completely enclosed. The tree leans towards the church and root material has been pulled upwards.

Yew trees at Le Troncq:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
3578 Le Troncq Ancient 5m-7m 531cm at 5cm - view more info