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Upton St Leonards

Tree ID: 1394

Yews recorded: Notable

Tree girth: 391cm

Girth height: at 30cm

Tree sex: female

Date of visit: 5-Nov-02

Source of earliest mention: 1938: The King's England - Arthur Mee


According to Mee (1936) one of the yews here was 300 years old, making it over 350 now.
November 2002 – Tim Hills: Three old yews grow in a line, the largest, south of the church is female with a girth of 12′ 10” (391cm) at 1′. It has a solid and attractive fluted bole.
The female growing SW had a girth of 9′ 3” (282cm) at 3′ with a small area of epicormic bulging at 5’/6′.
A similar sized male, WNW, measured 9′ 9” ((297cm) at 2′. It had a particularly prolific green foliage.
Further very young yews also grow here.

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Yew trees at Upton St Leonards:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
1394 Upton St Leonards Images Currently Unavailable Notable 391cm at 30cm - view more info