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Sullington

Tree ID: 758

Yews recorded: Ancient 5m-7m

Tree girth: 544cm

Girth height: at 30cm

Tree sex: male

Date of visit: 4-Jun-99

Source of earliest mention: 1815: Western Division of Sussex-James Dallaway

Notes:

1999 Tim Hills: A bole of about 6′ divides into several branches. Concrete fills many of the hollow spaces. Much gall and many dead and falling leaves. Girths recorded of 17′ 10” (544cm) at 1′, 16′ 2″ (493cm) at 3′ and 18′ 4″ (559cm) at 5′. December 2013 Peter Norton: Of the five yews that grow in the churchyard, the remaining large yew can be seen on Google Maps at 50.906903,-0.439492 (Lat/Long) and close to the southwest gate. The girth was 18′ 1” (551cm) measured between the ground and 1′ (slightly undulating tape) and 16′ 2” (493cm) at about 3′ where there is a natural pinch line. To the east a bushy male at 50.906886,-0.439213

Yew trees at Sullington:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
758 Sullington Ancient 5m-7m 544cm at 30cm - view more info
1748 Sullington Lost No data available - view more info