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Tourner Bury Hill Fort

Tree ID: 2776

Yews recorded: Lost

Tree girth: No data

Girth height: not measured

Tree sex: unspecified

Date of visit: No data

Source of earliest mention: 1826: Topographical and historical account of Hayling Island - Richard Scott


In 1826 the following was recorded: On the outer edge of the ditch, several ancient yew trees spread their knarled arms around, and give to the place a character of great age and sanctity. I was alerted to this site by Dave Shotton, who knew Tourner Bury Hill Fort as a child and had a recollection of there being old yews on the ramparts.
In 1913 ‘some large yews on its banks’ had been recorded, unfortunately these were all apparently destroyed in the hurricane of 1987. It is of course possible that some remains of these old trees might still be in situ.

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Yew trees at Tourner Bury Hill Fort:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
2776 Tourner Bury Hill Fort Images Currently Unavailable Lost No data available - view more info