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Wimborne St Giles - churchyard

Tree ID: 2183

Yews recorded: Ancient 5m-7m

Tree girth: 683cm

Girth height: at 30cm

Tree sex: male

Date of visit: 23-Jan-06

Source of earliest mention: 1884: The Quiver

Notes:

January 2006 – Peter Andrews: A very fine yew with a solid looking trunk, its considerable girth changes little in the first 4′. Girth 22′ 5” (683cm) at 1′.
April 2006 Tim Hills: The yew grows ESE of the church. Girth of 22′ 5” (683cm) at 1′ and 23′ 8” (721cm) at 4′. Ivy, which fills two huge branches, has been recently cut and will die back. Gaps in the trunk reveal internal growth. Branching begins at about 8′, with six large around the huge central branch.
A fine columnar yew, also male, grows SE, its girth 11′ 3” (343cm) at 2′.

Yew trees at Wimborne St Giles - churchyard:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
2183 Wimborne St Giles - churchyard Ancient 5m-7m 683cm at 30cm - view more info