SO6625 : The Linton Yew - 1

taken 8 years ago, near to Linton, Herefordshire, Great Britain

The Linton Yew - 1
The Linton Yew - 1
Some claim that the massive Linton yew is actually the oldest tree in England. Estimates of its age lie between 2,000 and 4,000 years old. The tree is still recovering from serious fire damage in October 1998. It is easily possible to walk around inside the large hollow trunk, and like so many trees like this, it becomes an all-to-easy target for deliberate fire-setting.
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SO6625, 253 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 11 June, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 14 October, 2009
Category
Tree   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 660 253 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:55.5535N 2:29.7417W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SO 660 253
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