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Leinthall Starkes

Tree ID: 72

Yews recorded: Ancient 5m-7m

Tree girth: 587cm

Girth height: at the ground

Tree sex: female

Date of visit: 3-Jun-00

Source of earliest mention: 1866: Woolhope Naturalists' Field Club Transactions


June 2000 – Tim Hills: Tree 4 on the plan and on the left in the photograph. It supports three main areas of growth. In the centre is a large old dead trunk which juts upwards and would have supported a 4th growth point. New life is now emerging from around this dead trunk. A large dead branch jutted outwards to the south. On the church side is a large hole leading to the heart of the tree, where internal stems can be seen. Girth of 19′ 1” (582cm) at the ground.
2015 – Paul Wood: Tree 4 retains all the features mentioned in 2000 with the addition of a gap developing on the east side of the tree at the ground. A girth of 19′ 3” (587cm) was recorded at the ground, an increase of 2” in 15 years.

Yew trees at Leinthall Starkes:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
75 Leinthall Starkes Ancient 5m-7m 607cm at 60cm - view more info
72 Leinthall Starkes Ancient 5m-7m 587cm at the ground - view more info
73 Leinthall Starkes Ancient 5m-7m 500cm at 45cm - view more info
74 Leinthall Starkes Notable 376cm at the ground - view more info