Tree ID: 1258

Yews recorded: Lost

Tree girth: No data

Girth height: not measured

Tree sex: unspecified

Date of visit: No data

Source of earliest mention: 1813: Beauties of England and Wales


An article in describes a sundial replacing ‘a yew tree that was planted by Elizabeth’.
In the 1813 Beauties of England and Wales by John Britton and others, it states that: ‘In Mr Fullerton’s garden is still remaining an old yew tree, mentioned in the survey and there valued at £10. It is upwards of 10′ in circumference’.
In The Environs of London: Volume 1, County of Surrey – originally published by T Cadell and W Davies, London, 1792, it notes other houses on the site of the palace and states that ‘in Mr. Skinner’s garden there still exists the old yew-tree which is mentioned in the Survey, and there valued at 10l. The circumference of its trunk is 10 feet 3 inches’.

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Yew trees at Richmond:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
1258 Richmond Images Currently Unavailable Lost No data available - view more info