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Shining Cliff Wood

Tree ID: 2064

Yews recorded: Lost

Tree girth: 792cm

Girth height: not recorded

Tree sex: male

Date of visit: 14-Sep-05

Source of earliest mention: 2002: Andy McGeeney


A famous tree, reputed to have provided the inspiration for the nursery rhyme ‘Rock-a-bye-baby’. It would seem that this tree, still alive in 1920, has suffered extensive fire damage, other acts of vandalism and souvenir hunting. Girth estimated as 26′.

Yew trees at Shining Cliff Wood:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
2064 Shining Cliff Wood Lost 792cm not recorded - view more info