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Tree ID: 656

Yews recorded: Ancient 5m-7m

Tree girth: 638cm

Girth height: at 90cm

Tree sex: female

Date of visit: 8-Jul-99

Source of earliest mention: 1835: Ref. in Horsfield's Sussex. (1897- John Lowe)


1895: Mr Seeley measured the tree for Lowe as 19′ at the ground and 18′ 6″ at 3′.
July 1999 – Tim Hills: The yew is two fragments, their shape indicating a once much larger tree. Stems of ivy, 15” in girth, grow at the base of the largest fragment. A thick pile of drying grasses lay beneath the branches. Girth of 20′ 11” (638cm) at 3′ recorded.
2007 – Cliff Hansford: Girth: 21′ 6” (655cm) at the ground. Canopy measures 45′ in diameter when measured on an east/west axis.

Yew trees at Northiam:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
656 Northiam Ancient 5m-7m 638cm at 90cm - view more info