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Tree ID: 720

Yews recorded: Ancient 5m-7m

Tree girth: 627cm

Girth height: at 100cm

Tree sex: female

Date of visit: 17-Oct-98

Source of earliest mention: 1980: Tree Register Data Base


October 1998 – Tim Hills: SSW of the church. Takes the full force of the westerly wind. Low growing branches. There were few berries on this yew at a time in the year when the female tree is usually easy to identify.
2013 – Brian Roebuck (ATH): S of church, female (W tree). Mass of branches from base, some fused and others rooting along the ground. Not healthy. Girth 627cm (20′ 7”) at 1m.

Yew trees at Shirwell:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
719 Shirwell Ancient 5m-7m 633cm at 100cm - view more info
720 Shirwell Ancient 5m-7m 627cm at 100cm - view more info