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Tree ID: 1989

Yews recorded: Ancient 5m-7m

Tree girth: 536cm

Girth height: at 60cm

Tree sex: male

Date of visit: 19-Mar-05

Source of earliest mention: 1832: Gentleman's Magazine


March 2005 – Tim Hills: The yew grows NNE of the church. If it was planted in 1636 or 1707 its growth rate is exceptional and unusual. From its solid looking bole of about 6′ are several substantial branches. Girth of 17′ 7” (536cm) at 2′ recorded in 2006.

Yew trees at Mere:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
1989 Mere Ancient 5m-7m 536cm at 60cm - view more info