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Traquair House

Tree ID: 2002

Yews recorded: Notable

Tree girth: No data

Girth height: not measured

Tree sex: unspecified

Date of visit: No data

Source of earliest mention: Not known


Four yews ‘appear to stand in the four corners of a square. Whether this arrangement has happened by chance or was intentional is not known. Estimated at 400 years old or more, it is thought that the yews may be remnants from the Ettrick Forest which used to surround the house in Medieval times’. Notes reproduced with permission from www.bordersforesttrust.org Visited 2008 by David Alderman.

Yew trees at Traquair House:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
2002 Traquair House Notable No data available - view more info