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West Tisted

Tree ID: 845

Yews recorded: Ancient 7m+

Tree girth: 737cm

Girth height: at 30cm

Tree sex: male

Date of visit: 21-Dec-98

Source of earliest mention: 1874: Nature


December 1998 – Tim Hills: A fine ridged bole on which all branches below about 20 feet have been removed. It has three openings at the ground -in one an internal stem, resembling a twisted skein of wet wool, has a girth of almost 3′. Girths recorded were 24′ 3” (739cm) at 1′, 22′ 7” (688cm) at 3′ and 20′ 10” (635cm) at 5′.
May 2000 – Russell Cleaver: Tall, impressive male, cavity with internal aerial root of 9” diameter. Full crown, stem clear to 20′. Girth 648cm (21′ 3”) at 1.1m.
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.
October 2011 – Peter Norton: A most impressive yew south of the porch with three basal cavities and a fine internal root with a girth of 3′ at 1′ from the ground. Girth of 24′ 2” (737cm) at 1′, 23′ 6” (716cm) at 2′, 23′ 1” (704cm) at 3′ and 22′ 0” (671cm) at 4′.

Yew trees at West Tisted:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
845 West Tisted Ancient 7m+ 737cm at 30cm - view more info