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Lytchett Minster

Tree ID: 4543

Yews recorded: Ancient 5m-7m

Tree girth: 594cm

Girth height: at the ground

Tree sex: female

Date of visit: 1-Jun-11

Source of earliest mention: 1852: The British gazetteer: political, commercial, ecclesiastical Volume 2 by Benjamin Clarke


The yew grows to the west of the fallen tree. It has obviously been used for centuries as the place to dump churchyard waste and the soil from dug graves. Perhaps old photographs might reveal what the original and now buried bole once looked like.

Yew trees at Lytchett Minster:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
3487 Lytchett Minster Ancient 7m+ 732cm - view more info
4543 Lytchett Minster Ancient 5m-7m 594cm at the ground - view more info