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Ancient Oak

Observed: 20th February 2010 By: Barnmead
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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Description:

Large hollow oak, home to a barn owl with pellets at base, fallen branch (?lightening strike), dead wood in canopy, water pools and crevices. Girth 5.15m, height 19m approx., aged estimated as 372 years, i.e. planted about 1638 (Forestry Commission table)

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Species with which Common Oak (Quercus robur) interacts