Stripped bark / deer fraying scars?

Stripped bark / deer fraying scars?

Observation - Stripped bark / deer fraying scars? - UK and Ireland. Description: Stripped bark, up to 1m high, possibly caused by deer fraying? (Apologies for the terrible quality of the photos, not sure what was going on there!)

Stripped bark, up to 1m high, possibly caused by deer fraying? (Apologies for the terrible quality of the photos, not sure what was going on there!)