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Tree ID: 811

Yews recorded: Ancient 5m-7m

Tree girth: 599cm

Girth height: at root crown

Tree sex: male

Date of visit: 15-May-99

Source of earliest mention: 1994: Gazetteer in The Sacred Yew


1997: 16m tall x 184cm diameter at 0.5m – Owen Johnson – The Sussex Tree Book.
May 1999 – Tim Hills: An elongated bole free of low growth and presenting two massive faces. 19′ 0” (579cm) at 1′ and 19′ 8″ (599cm) at 3′ recorded.
2011 – Peter Norton: Girths of 19′ 8” (599cm) at 1′ (root crown), 19′ 10” (605cm) at 2′ and 20′ 3” (617cm) at 3′. Many large branches have been removed over the years but the main leader remains.

Yew trees at Walberton:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
811 Walberton Ancient 5m-7m 599cm at root crown - view more info