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Wick St Lawrence

Tree ID: 4679

Yews recorded: Notable

Tree girth: 266cm

Girth height: at 30cm

Tree sex: male

Date of visit: 25-Jun-15

Source of earliest mention: No data


June 2015 – Tim Hills: Northeast of the church is a yew with a known planting date of 1842. A booklet available in the church notes that it was planted on the 4th of March 1842 by the churchwardens ‘to obliterate the site of a former cockfighting pit’.
In 2004 it had a girth of 8′ 4” at 1′. By 2015 this had increased to 8′ 9”. It also measured 9′ 1” at 2′ in 2015.

Yew trees at Wick St Lawrence:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
1984 Wick St Lawrence Ancient 4m-5m 460cm at 90cm - view more info
4679 Wick St Lawrence Notable 266cm at 30cm - view more info