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Veteran Horse Chestnut

Observed: 18th January 2010 By: Barnmead
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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Very large tree on the edge of a copse, girth 3.7m, height 25m approx., layering of large lower branches, trunk with cavities, hollowing and crevices, water pools, bark loss, dead wood in canopy and old look. Age estimated as about 197 years, i.e. planted c.1814 (Forestry Commission table)

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Species with which Common Horse Chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum) interacts