The Church of Borup


Details in Danish

Danish name:
Borup Kirke

English name:
English Oak

Latin name:
Quercus robur subsp. robur

Locality:
Sjælland, Næstved Kommune
Borup Ris i Dyrehave (Gunderslevholm Skov), S for Tystrup Sø. Borup Kirke.
55;19.788N+11;36.622E

Google Earth coordinates:
55.32980 11.61037    Guide

Data:
Girth: 9,3 meter
Diameter: 2,96 meter

Maximum age:
940

Minimum age:
640

Status:
HISTORIC, dead, nothing left

Growth form:
tree, monocormic

Legends:
Borup Kirke is named after BORUS Ris forest and its hollow trunk = CHURCH

Comments:
Geographic position uncertain. Figures from the 1850s, age based on Fig. 1, Holten 1998, Dansk Dendrol. Årsskr. 26.

Value:
Notable within the country

Reference:
Vaupell, C. 1863
De Danske Skove, side 309pp, P.G. Philipsen Forlag. København.

Reported by:
Christensen, Knud Ib  (20-11-2008)

Validation:
Not validated  ()