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Newton Valence

Tree ID: 653

Yews recorded: Ancient 5m-7m

Tree girth: 566cm

Girth height: at 22cm

Tree sex: female

Date of visit: 19-Sep-98

Source of earliest mention: 1904: Cox's Little Guide


September 1998 – Tim Hills: Branches cross the path and have been allowed to embed. On the other side they wind among the graves but do not reach the ground. Parts of the hollow have been filled with concrete.
November 2002 – Russell Cleaver: A female yew with a girth of 18′ 10” (5.74 at 1.1m). Large crown, branches arc over path, good condition, small cavity with concrete infill.
October 2011 – Peter Norton: Several branches have been removed which has allowed rot to start. One smaller branch is propped. Around the trunk girth were four embedded nails at about 9” from the ground (measured from the east side and closest to the path). Girth using these was 18′ 7”(566cm).

Yew trees at Newton Valence:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
653 Newton Valence Ancient 5m-7m 566cm at 22cm - view more info