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Tree ID: 857

Yews recorded: Ancient 5m-7m

Tree girth: 508cm

Girth height: at the ground

Tree sex: Female

Date of visit: 31-Jul-99

Source of earliest mention: 1865: A handbook for travellers in Surrey, Hampshire, and the Isle of Wight-King and Murray


The yew was described in the 1875 Penny Post as ‘large, beautiful and ancient’.
July 1999 – Tim Hills: Unique feature of two large dead trunks guarding the entrance to a hollow. Each has been cut off at a height of about 9’/10′. Fungal growth in the hollow.
2008 – Tim Hills: One of the large dead sections at the entrance to the hollow has been removed.

Yew trees at Woldingham:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
857 Woldingham Ancient 5m-7m 508cm at the ground - view more info