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Middle Chinnock

Tree ID: 2592

Yews recorded: Ancient 4m-5m

Tree girth: 494cm

Girth height: at 100cm

Tree sex: female

Date of visit: 17-Aug-07

Source of earliest mention: No data


August 2007 – Tim Hills: More than a dozen thick branches from 12′ upwards, with no leading branch. A fine example of a solid trunk of this size. Many yellow leaves, but otherwise of very healthy appearance. Girth was 16′ 1” (490cm) at 4′.
2014 – Peter Norton: Female yew grows south of the porch, close to the south gate. A fine straight bole having a girth of 15′ 11” (485cm) at both 1′ and 3′.
November 2016 – Tim Hills: Tree competing with ivy. Girth at the ground riding over a few roots was 16′ 6” (503cm). Remeasured at 4′ above the highest ground with a horizontal tape gave a girth of 16′ 3” (495cm).
May 2021-Brynley Andrews: Girth of 500cm at the ground and 494cm (16′ 2”) at 1m. Seriously denuded crown foliage density – by about 25%. There was evidence of herbicide use under crown spread.

Yew trees at Middle Chinnock:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
2592 Middle Chinnock Ancient 4m-5m 494cm at 100cm - view more info