Clipsham Yew Avenue

Clipsham Yew Avenue

Mixed media drawing on paper stretched over MDF.
30 x 30cm

Once the formal carriage drive to Clipsham Hall – now no longer standing – the topiary Yew Avenue consists of 150 trees most of which are 200 years old. Clipping, begun in 1870 by the Clipsham Estate’s head forester, is still carried out each year by the Forestry Commission.
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Clipsham Yew Avenue

Clipsham Yew Avenue
Mixed media drawing on paper stretched over MDF.
30 x 30cm

Once the formal carriage drive to Clipsham Hall – now no longer standing – the topiary Yew Avenue consists of 150 trees most of which are 200 years old. Clipping, begun in 1870 by the Clipsham Estate’s head forester, is still carried out each year by the Forestry Commission.