Ancient Oak

Ancient Oak

Observation - Ancient Oak. 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)

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)