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South Brewham

Tree ID: 727

Yews recorded: Ancient 4m-5m

Tree girth: 447cm

Girth height: at 90cm

Tree sex: male

Date of visit: 17-Feb-00

Source of earliest mention: 1848: A Topographical Dictionary of England


February 2000 – Tim Hills: Smaller of the pair. Its bole is covered in ivy which grows high into the branches and obscures what would otherwise be a fine looking tree. Internal growth visible in its hollowing centre. Divides at 8’/10′ into 4 major branches. Girth of 14′ 3” (434cm) recorded at 3′ from lower ground.
July 2012 – Peter Norton: The yew on the east side of the path is at Google map 51.123738,-2.401634. It has two main leaders, both hollowing, as is the main bole, where much internal growth can be seen. Girth was recorded as 14′ 4” (437cm) at 3′ from the top of the mound and close to where the internal decay is flowing out from the bole. In 2005/6 ivy was removed from the tree.
2016 – Tim Hills: Girth of 14′ 8” (447cm) at 3′.

Yew trees at South Brewham:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
728 South Brewham Ancient 5m-7m 513cm at 60cm - view more info
727 South Brewham Ancient 4m-5m 447cm at 90cm - view more info