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Tree ID: 184

Yews recorded: Ancient 5m-7m

Tree girth: 533cm

Girth height: at 30cm

Tree sex: female

Date of visit: 26-Aug-05

Source of earliest mention: 1995: Hampshire Wildlife Trust's Ancient Yew Tree Survey


August 2005 – Russell Cleaver: Five leaders from a short, hollow ivy clad stem. One leader is dead but the tree looks healthy enough. Concrete fills part of its central cavity.
2010 – Peter Norton: Ten young yews grow along the south and east perimeter while the large female yew grows ENE of the porch – Google Loc 51.007755,-1.267411. Girths recorded were 17′ 6” (533cm) at 1′ and 17′ 8” (538cm) at 2′. There are two very healthy stems growing at the centre of this hollowed tree, which the concrete infill has not killed.
2015 – Tim Hills: Girth of 17′ 5½” (532cm) at 1′ and 17′ 6” (533cm) at 2′.

Yew trees at Owslebury:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
184 Owslebury Ancient 5m-7m 533cm at 30cm - view more info