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Tree ID: 1707

Yews recorded: Ancient 4m-5m

Tree girth: 437cm

Girth height: at 60cm

Tree sex: female

Date of visit: 17-May-03

Source of earliest mention: 1993: Tree Register Data Base -Percival Morgan


May 2003 – Tim Hills: Remnants of the original hollow tree can be seen in the centre of its elongated bole. It carries thick foliage but with much ivy in its upper branches. Girth of 13′ 11′ (424cm) at 2′. Measured close to the ground and avoiding obvious bulges was 13′ 4” (406cm).
2006 – Owen Johnson: Female, north of church; some rot in centre. Decayed old tree with cup-shaped stem. Height of 11m, diameter of 129cm at 20cm, girth 405cm (13′ 3”).
2012 – Tim Hills: 14′ 4” (437cm) at 2′ and 13′ 4” (406cm) close to ground.

Yew trees at Timberscombe:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
1707 Timberscombe Ancient 4m-5m 437cm at 60cm - view more info