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Whittington - Worcestershire

Tree ID: 849

Yews recorded: Ancient 4m-5m

Tree girth: 434cm

Girth height: at the ground

Tree sex: female

Date of visit: 2-May-99

Source of earliest mention: 1843: Church Warden's accounts dated 18th April


May 1999 – Tim Hills: Shares its growing space with a compost heap, dustbin, litter bin and several holly trees, as well as large pieces of concrete. Girths recorded as follows: 14′ 3″ (434cm) at the ground, 15′ 2″ (462cm) at 3′ and 16′ (488cm) at 5′.
The yew has been larger. Two sections, each hollow with internal growth are held together with a large metal band.
Geoff Garlick (2006) recorded 450cm (14′ 9”) at 1m.

Yew trees at Whittington - Worcestershire:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
849 Whittington - Worcestershire Ancient 4m-5m 434cm at the ground - view more info