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Warblington

Tree ID: 819

Yews recorded: Ancient 5m-7m

Tree girth: 574cm

Girth height: at 5cm

Tree sex: female

Date of visit: 18-Sep-98

Source of earliest mention: 1835: The Mirror of Literature, Amusement and Instruction

Notes:

September 1998 – Tim Hills: Photographs 1 and 2 show the bole little changed in 110 years. Its hollows appear to be filled with flints embedded in concrete. Girth at the ground of 18′ 10” (574cm) swells by almost 10′ between the ground and 5′.
September 1999 -Russell Cleaver: A bulbous female tree SSE of the church. 4 leaders, cavity with concrete fill, open crown. Saxon tower, interesting churchyard. Girth of 28′ 2” (859cm at 1.1m) A second yew N of the church girthed 11′ 3”/3.43m at 1.1m.
August 2006 – Andrew Pearson greeted 38 members of Eibenfreunde (Friends of the Yew) visiting Warblington as part of their 10 day study of the finest yew sites in Southern England.
November 2011 – Peter Norton: Girth of 18′ 11” (577cm) close to ground using embedded nails as a guide.

Yew trees at Warblington:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
819 Warblington Ancient 5m-7m 574cm at 5cm - view more info