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South Brewham

Tree ID: 728

Yews recorded: Ancient 5m-7m

Tree girth: 513cm

Girth height: at 60cm

Tree sex: male

Date of visit: 17-Feb-00

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


February 2000 – Tim Hills: Larger of the two. An elongated hollow bole which appears solid, but daylight is visible through a gash on each side. Its three substantial branches replace sawn off branches which were larger still. Girth of 15′ 8” (478cm) at the ground and 16′ 2” (493cm) at 2′.
July 1012 – Peter Norton: Of the two male yews growing either side of the path leading to the south porch, this one, to the west at 51.123691,-2.401768 has three main branches from a 6′ break of crown, while many more have been cut back. Healthy looking foliage. Girth recorded as 16′ 1” (490cm) between 6” and the ground (west side of tree), 16′ 0” (488cm) at 1′ and 16′ 8” (508cm) at 2′.
2016 – Tim Hills: 2016: No longer possible to remeasure reliably at the ground. The yew was measured at 2′ above the lowest ground (by the path) with a horizontal tape and 16′ 2” (493cm) was recorded.
2022 – Tim Hills: Girth 16′ 10” (513cm) keeping tape 2′ above the sloping ground. Also 16′ 5” (500cm) taped at 2′ above the lowest ground, keeping tape horizontal.

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