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Tree ID: 6329

Yews recorded: Notable

Tree girth: 311cm

Girth height: at 30cm

Tree sex: male

Date of visit: 26-Sep-21

Source of earliest mention: 1986: Churchyard yews of Gwent - J.Daryll Evans


A male yew grows at the east perimeter. Girths of 10′ 2½” (311cm) at 1′ and 12′ 10” (391cm) at 4′ 6”. Above this the tree swells outwards. A large dead sections facing the church will eventually decay revealing its considerable internal stem with a girth above 2′.
With a girth of under 4m the tree is presently classified as notable. Because it displays veteran characteristics it will in the future be classified as V-con (veteran on account of its condition).

Yew trees at Penterry:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
6619 Penterry Notable 385cm at 90cm - view more info
6329 Penterry Notable 311cm at 30cm - view more info