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Tree ID: 2074

Yews recorded: Ancient 4m-5m

Tree girth: 411cm

Girth height: at 60cm

Tree sex: Female

Date of visit: 17-Sep-05

Source of earliest mention: 1837: http://homepages.tesco.net/~andrew/wager/wager/d0000/g0000025.htm


September 2005 – Tim Hills: In 1837 the ‘spreading yew tree’ only concealed gravestones. Today the large area beneath the dipping branches of this fine yew is filled with a shed, rubble, a wheelbarrow, several dustbins, decaying grasses, old piping, pallets etc.

Yew trees at Smisby:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
2074 Smisby Ancient 4m-5m 411cm at 60cm - view more info