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Tree ID: 3043

Yews recorded: Ancient 4m-5m

Tree girth: 472cm

Girth height: at the ground

Tree sex: male

Date of visit: 1-Aug-09

Source of earliest mention: 1894: Yew Trees of Great Britain and Ireland - Lowe


1894 – John Lowe: A girth of 12′ 8” (386cm) at the ground.
1960 – Alan Mitchell: A girth of 456cm (14′ 11½”) recorded.
August 1986 – J. Daryll Evans: A girth of 480cm (15′ 9”) at 1m.
August 2009 – Tim Hills: Girth exactly 15′ (457cm) at the ground. One large limb has been removed.
October 2021 – Tim Hills: Comparative measurement at 1m no longer possible. Girths were 15′ 6” (472cm) at the ground and 15′ 5½” (471cm) at 1′.

Yew trees at Raglan:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
3043 Raglan Ancient 4m-5m 472cm at the ground - view more info