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Monumental trees in Fredville Park in Nonington

Here 9 trees are described in Fredville Park in Nonington (county of Kent).

Fredville Park is a publicly accessible park in the Canterbury area in Kent, England. The landscape has an open character and has a wealth of ancient trees: the park is dotted with gnarly, solitary trees.

Definately worth mentioning are the many impressive sweet chestnut trees and an oak tree of outstanding beauty: an English oak called Majesty. According to many, this fairy tale tree is one of the most beautiful in entire England.

The trees

Private property in Fredville Park:

Specimen Girth Height
Majesty (pedunculate oak "1720") 12.18 m @ 1.50 m 18.80 m
Giant sequoia (Sequoiadendron giganteum) "13084" 6.72 m @ 1.50 m 28.40 m

Public park:

Specimen Girth Height
Sweet chestnut (Castanea sativa) "1723" 9.60 m @ 1.30 m 18.60 m
Pedunculate oak (Quercus robur) "13088" 5.83 m @ 1.50 m 23.80 m
Sweet chestnut (Castanea sativa) "4015" ? ?

Weiland naast mansion en publiek park:

Specimen Girth Height
Sweet chestnut (Castanea sativa) "13086" 7.35 m @ 1.50 m ?
Sweet chestnut (Castanea sativa) "13087" ? ?
Pedunculate oak (Quercus robur) "13085" ? ?

At the busstop:

Specimen Girth Height
Horse-chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum) "15207" 4.24 m @ 1.20 m ?

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Public park

Fredville Park, picture by Tim B, 2007-04-14

Gnarly sweet chestnut trees in Fredville Park.

Weiland naast mansion en publiek park

Fredville Park, picture by Wim Brinkerink, 2013-06-11

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Majesty (pedunculate oak "1720")

Fredville Park, picture by Tim B, 2007-04-14

Seen from this side, Majesty's shape reminds of an African baobab tree...

Fredville Park, picture by Maarten Windemuller, 2010-06-05

Fredville Park, picture by Tim B, 2007-04-14

Majesty, one of the most beautiful oak trees I've ever seen.

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References

Monumental trees in Kent
Monumental trees in England
Monumental trees in the United Kingdom

 

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