The world's largest yew hedge, on the Bathurst Estate in Cirencester has been given its annual trim.

Foresters John Rutterford and Oliver Murray used a cherry picker to reach the top of the hedge, which is 40ft high and more than 300-years-old.

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Click the gallery above to view more photos from Paul Nicholls, taken from the top of the Parish Church of St John Baptist in Market Place on Monday.