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Tree ID: 855

Yews recorded: Ancient 5m-7m

Tree girth: 683cm

Girth height: at 5cm

Tree sex: Female

Date of visit: 2-Feb-00

Source of earliest mention: 1940: The King's England - Arthur Mee


February 2000 – Tim Hills: Separated into two fragments, one full of vibrant new growth, the other a stump from which only one small branch emerges. The gap between the fragments is filled with 2′ to 3′ of humus. Measured at its narrowest close to the ground was 22′ 5″ (683cm). Around the larger section alone it was about 19′ (579cm) at 2′.
2012 – Tim Hills: Remeasured close to the ground as in 2000 a girth of 22′ 5” (683cm) was recorded.

Yew trees at Withycombe:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
855 Withycombe Ancient 5m-7m 683cm at 5cm - view more info