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The Ankerwycke Yew – One of Britain’s Oldest Trees

in History & Heritage Nature & Outdoor 475 views

Standing quietly in a water-meadow on the flood plain of the River Thames, is a very special ancient tree. This evergreen giant is a survivor – a lone tree that has borne witness to countless generations. It is the oldest known tree on National Trust land. This is the Ankerwycke Yew. Beneath a veil of dark, shaggy needles; is a colossal, colourful trunk. Continue Reading

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