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Waverley Abbey

Tree ID: 829

Yews recorded: Ancient 5m-7m

Tree girth: 640cm

Girth height: No data

Tree sex: female

Date of visit: 21-Dec-98

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


1994: The girth of 21′ is found in Chetan and Brueton’s The Sacred Yew.
December 1998: Recognised and much photographed for its unusual root structure. How it came to be growing where it is remains a mystery.
August 2006 – visited by 38 members of Eibenfreunde (Friends of the Yew) as part of their 10 day study of the finest yew sites in Southern England.

Yew trees at Waverley Abbey:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
829 Waverley Abbey Ancient 5m-7m 640cm - view more info