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Tree ID: 718

Yews recorded: Ancient 5m-7m

Tree girth: 505cm

Girth height: at 15cm

Tree sex: female

Date of visit: 9-Jul-99

Source of earliest mention: 1897: The Yew-Trees of Great Britain and Ireland - John Lowe


NE of the church. A thickened shell leans away from the building. On the inside is the decaying wood of its original trunk. Its bole bursts into growth at about 12′. Decaying wood at the base hints that this was once a larger girthed tree. Girth of 16′ 7″ (505cm) between the ground and 1′.

Yew trees at Shorne:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
718 Shorne Ancient 5m-7m 505cm at 15cm - view more info
717 Shorne Ancient 4m-5m No data available - view more info