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Tree ID: 1235

Yews recorded: Ancient 5m-7m

Tree girth: 612cm

Girth height: at 90cm

Tree sex: male

Date of visit: 23-Jul-02

Source of earliest mention: 1855: Sepia drawing by William F.Saunders (www.kentarchaeology.org.uk)


July 2002 – Tim Hills: An unusual fragmented yew, separated by a gap of 2′ to 3′ on one side, while a section of dead wood from the original trunk fills much of the other gap. Staining to its interior suggests fire or smoke damage. The fragments are held together with covered metal wire.

Yew trees at Thanington:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
1235 Thanington Ancient 5m-7m 612cm at 90cm - view more info