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Mid Lavant

Tree ID: 602

Yews recorded: Ancient 5m-7m

Tree girth: 693cm

Girth height: at 45cm

Tree sex: male

Date of visit: 15-May-99

Source of earliest mention: 1911: Horsfield's History of Sussex

Notes:

1998 – Owen Johnson: 9×216 at 0.8m (The Sussex Tree Book).
May 1999 – Tim Hills: The tree consists of a shell around large hollow spaces. By 8’/10′ all the separated pieces have come together. The top of the main branch seems to have been truncated at about 20′. Small internal stem. Girth of 22′ 4” (681cm) at 2′ and 23′ 4” (711cm) at 5′.
February 2012 – Peter Norton: Male tree. 2 large basal cavities with evidence of a small internal root. 4 nails are embedded in the bole at about 1′ 6” girth at this height was 22′ 9” (693cm).

Yew trees at Mid Lavant:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
602 Mid Lavant Ancient 5m-7m 693cm at 45cm - view more info