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Tree ID: 989

Yews recorded: Ancient 4m-5m

Tree girth: 495cm

Girth height: at 45cm

Tree sex: female

Date of visit: 1-Sep-99

Source of earliest mention: 1904: Cox's Little Guide


September 1999 – Tim Hills: The yew leans outwards from its hollowing centre. The cross of wood which blocks access to its hollow is about 6′ high. Its foliage appeared dull next to its two yew neighbours. Girth 14′ 5” (439cm) at the ground.
September 2005 – Russell Cleaver: The largest tree is hollow, old and part broken at 3′, it has unhealthy foliage and stands on the remnant of a brick plinth. Girth 15′ 2” (462cm).
October 2011 – Peter Norton: One old and much hollowed yew south of the church is supported by four poles. Some remains of an old wall can still be seen on the church side. Girth of 16′ 3” (495cm) at 18” from the top of the mound (church side).

Yew trees at Ropley:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
989 Ropley Ancient 4m-5m 495cm at 45cm - view more info
3644 Ropley Notable 384cm at 30cm - view more info