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Tree ID: 1172

Yews recorded: Ancient 4m-5m

Tree girth: 434cm

Girth height: at 90cm

Tree sex: female

Date of visit: 7-Apr-02

Source of earliest mention: 1936: The King's England - Arthur Mee


The yew grows west of the building. The photo shows new growth wrapped around a large portion of the original trunk.
Girth in 2002 was recorded by Virginia Cutler as 14′ 8” (447cm) at 3′ and 15′ 6” (472cm) at 4′.
Girth in 2007 was recorded by Nicholas Cox as 434cm (14′ 3”) at 3′.

Yew trees at Westbere:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
1172 Westbere Ancient 4m-5m 434cm at 90cm - view more info