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Tree ID: 1773

Yews recorded: Ancient 5m-7m

Tree girth: 505cm

Girth height: at 60cm

Tree sex: female

Date of visit: 28-Mar-04

Source of earliest mention: 1998: The Sussex Tree Book - Owen Johnson


Owen Johnson’s ‘Towering gothic column’ is an apt description. A single gap in the base at the far side of the tree reveals it to be hollow. It has living wood around its entire circumference. Girth of 16′ 7” (505cm) at 2′, which is 5′ where ground falls away.

Yew trees at Tidebrook:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
1773 Tidebrook Ancient 5m-7m 505cm at 60cm - view more info