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Tree ID: 1155

Yews recorded: Ancient 4m-5m

Tree girth: 478cm

Girth height: at 60cm

Tree sex: male

Date of visit: 17-Nov-02

Source of earliest mention: 1791: Collinson/Rack - History of Somerset


November 2002 – Tim Hills: On its way to becoming a hollow shell, its centre a mix of decaying wood and a large elongated internal stem. Girth of 15′ 8” (478cm) at 2′ recorded.
2013 – Tim Hills: Both the ancient and the younger yew growing nearby have been allowed to be overrun by ivy, so measurement is no longer possible.

Yew trees at Wraxall:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
1155 Wraxall Ancient 4m-5m 478cm at 60cm - view more info