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Melcombe Bingham

Tree ID: 3041

Yews recorded: Notable

Tree girth: No data

Girth height: not measured

Tree sex: unspecified

Date of visit: 12-Jul-09

Source of earliest mention: 1955: Francis Frith photographs


This ancient hedge is visible from a public footpath that leads to Bingham’s Malcolm church. In newspaper articles it has been headlined ‘Old big hedge’ and ‘Yewmongous’. It is 400ft long, 30ft tall and 30ft wide, and it said to have been planted in 1550 during the reign of Edward VI.

Yew trees at Melcombe Bingham:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
3041 Melcombe Bingham Notable No data available - view more info