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Tree ID: 738

Yews recorded: Ancient 5m-7m

Tree girth: 696cm

Girth height: at 5cm

Tree sex: male

Date of visit: 1-Aug-99

Source of earliest mention: 1892: The Yew-Trees of Britain and Ireland (1897) John Lowe


A sizeable section is pulling away from the tree. A double row of chains, as well as wire around the upper branches, are stretched taut in an effort to hold it together. The centre is fillled with large internal growth feeding from and into the six substantial branches.

Yew trees at Stansted:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
738 Stansted Ancient 5m-7m 696cm at 5cm - view more info