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Tree ID: 1921

Yews recorded: Notable

Tree girth: 363cm

Girth height: at 30cm

Tree sex: female

Date of visit: 30-Sep-04

Source of earliest mention: 1876: Littlebury's Directory and Gazetteer of Herefordshire, 1876-7Transcription by Rosemary Lockie © 2002


In 1876 this female yew was described as ‘a fine yew tree’.
2004 – Tim Hills: Girth 11′ 11” (363cm) at 1′. At a height of 3′ it swells to 13′ 10” (422cm) of which 8′ 6” is dead wood. Systematic branch removal has trained the tree to grow upright. Several stumps of thick ivy indicate attempts to clear it from the tree.

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Yew trees at Pencoyd:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
1921 Pencoyd Images Currently Unavailable Notable 363cm at 30cm - view more info