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Tree ID: 790

Yews recorded: Ancient 5m-7m

Tree girth: 566cm

Girth height: at the ground

Tree sex: female

Date of visit: 2-Apr-99

Source of earliest mention: 1889: The Yew-Trees of Britain and Ireland (1897) John Lowe.


April 1999 – Tim Hills: Inside its vast hollow is an almost complete circle of the original bole, with impressive sculptural features. A few strands of living wood grow inside, but most of its life is carried on the outside. Dense twiggy growth conceals much of the bole.

Yew trees at Thurnham:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
790 Thurnham Ancient 5m-7m 566cm at the ground - view more info