This is the National Champion Horse Chestnut for girth and one of the tallest horsechestnuts of the UK. According to Alan Mitchell, the famous, late dendrologist, it is the finest all round in the country. With kind permission from David Alderman and Owen Johnson, Director and Registrar of the Tree Register of the British Isles.
The girth of the tree is 7.03 m measured at a height of 1.50 m (2005, Owen Johnson). Its height is around 35.00 m (2005, clinometer or tangent style (laser) hypsometer (e.g. Forestor Vertex), Owen Johnson).