The Double Oak (= The Endrup Oak)


Details in Danish

Danish name:
Dobbeltegen (= Endrupegen)

Alternative Danish names:
Endrupegen

English name:
English Oak

Latin name:
Quercus robur subsp. robur

Locality:
Midtjylland, Favrskov Kommune
Lystskoven mellem Frijsenborg Slot og Pøt Mølle, ca. 350 m NNØ for slottets hovedbygning. Endrupegen.
56;16.156N+09;53.551E

Google Earth coordinates:
56.26927 9.89252    Guide

Data:
Girth: 9,32 meter
Diameter: 2,97 meter

Maximum age:
450

Status:
alive

Growth form:
tree, polycormic

Legends:
The oak probably consist of two oaks grown together, hence Dobbeltegen = The Double Oak.

Comments:
Figures from 1995. Generally known as Endrupegen after the village Endrup which was abandoned during the Black Plague in the 1300s.

Value:
Notable within the country

Web page:
http://www.frijsenborg.dk/

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

Reported by:
Christensen, Knud Ib  (18-03-2008)

Validation:
Well documented  (18-03-2008)