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Selborne - The Wakes

Tree ID: 2769

Yews recorded: Ancient 4m-5m

Tree girth: 452cm

Girth height: at 90cm

Tree sex: unspecified

Date of visit: 9-Jul-13

Source of earliest mention: 1987: Alan Mitchell


1987 – Alan Mitchell: 459cm (15′ 1”) – height not given.
2013 – Peter Norton: Three main leaders with many sub-divisions from a 6′ break of crown. All branches have been allowed to droop to the ground with one fairly large branch being propped by two rustic poles. No layering has yet taken place. The lower bole has twiggy growth but the tape was threaded behind. Girth was 14′ 6” (442cm) between the ground and 6”, and 14′ 10” (452cm) at 3′.

Yew trees at Selborne - The Wakes:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
2769 Selborne - The Wakes Ancient 4m-5m 452cm at 90cm - view more info