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West Chinnock

Tree ID: 2591

Yews recorded: Ancient 5m-7m

Tree girth: 561cm

Girth height: at 90cm

Tree sex: male

Date of visit: 17-Aug-07

Source of earliest mention: No data


August 2007 – Tim Hills: A fine flourishing yew, of considerable height. Branching begins from about 7′ upwards, many of these are very thick with no discernible leading branch. Much adventitious growth was noted on these branches. There were no signs of hollowing. Ivy had been treated. Girth of 17′ 2” (523cm) at 1′.
June 2014 – Peter Norton: A girth of 17′ 7” (536cm) was recorded between the ground and 6” and 18′ 0” (549cm) at 3′ just above a large lower burr.
2016 – Tim Hills: I recorded 17′ 11” (546cm) at 1′, though beneath the burr. Girth at a steady 3′ above the ground level was 18′ 5” (561cm).

Yew trees at West Chinnock:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
2591 West Chinnock Ancient 5m-7m 561cm at 90cm - view more info