The Wedding Couple in Lindet Forest (= The Wedding Oak of Sven and Dorte)


Details in Danish

Danish name:
Bryllupskoblet i Lindet Skov (= Sven og Dortes Bryllupseg)

Alternative Danish names:
Sven og Dortes Bryllupseg

English name:
English Oak

Latin name:
Quercus robur subsp. robur

Locality:
Syddanmark, Tønder Kommune
Lindet Skov, ca. 450 m ad Rødeledsvej, fra Lindetskovgård og ind i skoven. Bryllupskoblet. Sven og Dortes Bryllupseg.
55;12.467N+08;57.424E

Google Earth coordinates:
55.20778 8.95707    Guide

Data:
Girth: 2,51 meter
Diameter: 0,8 meter

Maximum age:
243

Status:
alive

Growth form:
tree, monocormic

Legends:
In 1752, numerous oaks and beeches were planted in Lindet Skovs Bryllupskobbel by young men from the parishes of Arrild and Højrup. According to the law men eager to get married had to plant 15 beeches and 10 oaks.

Comments:
The figures are from 1995 and refer to Sven og Dortes Bryllupseg.

Value:
Notable within the country

Web page:
http://www.skovognatur.dk/Udgivelser/Vandretursfoldere/atilaa/Lindet.htm

Reference:
Qvistorff, H.V. 1995
Berømte danske træer. 66 træer og deres historie, side 96pp, Danmarks Radios Forlag. København

Reported by:
Christensen, Knud Ib  (17-03-2008)

Validation:
Well documented  (17-03-2008)