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Wootton Courtenay

Tree ID: 860

Yews recorded: Ancient 4m-5m

Tree girth: 493cm

Girth height: at 60cm

Tree sex: male

Date of visit: 2-Feb-00

Source of earliest mention: 1818: The scientific tourist through England, Wales, & ScotlandBy Thomas Walford


February 2000 – Tim Hills: A solid looking fluted bole. Numerous branches from 7’/8′ and upwards. Several larger ones have been cut off, and some of the others filled with concrete. Girth of 16′ 0” (488cm) at 3′ was recorded.
2006 – Owen Johnson: Described as ‘on mound S of church. Good crown. Bole broadens slightly by 1.5m. Height of 12m, diameter 150cm, girth 470cm (15′ 5”) at 30cm’.
2003 – Tim Hills: Girth of 15′ 6” (472cm) at 2′ recorded.
2012 – Tim Hills: Girth of 15′ 10” (483cm) at 2′ recorded.
2016 Tim Hills: Girths of 16′ 2” (493cm) at 2′ and 16′ 6” (503cm) at 3′ recorded.

Yew trees at Wootton Courtenay:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
860 Wootton Courtenay Ancient 4m-5m 493cm at 60cm - view more info