The Brandy Oak


Details in Danish

Danish name:
Brændevinsegen

Alternative Danish names:
Brændevinseg - WDPA site ID 335643

English name:
English Oak

Latin name:
Quercus robur subsp. robur

Locality:
Hovedstaden, Bornholms Regionskommune
Årsballevej, den nordlige vejside, ca. 190 m før Kongstubbevejen. Brændevinsegen.
55.133211N+14.830673E  (position verified 30-11-2009)

Google Earth coordinates:
55.133211 14.830673    Guide

Status:
alive

Growth form:
tree, monocormic

Legends:
So-called praying tree (or traveller's tree). The post coach stopped here to give the horses a rest and fodder - and the coach driver a dram (= brændevin).

Comments:
Conserved in 1953.

Value:
PROTECTED, notable within a region

Web page:
http://protectedplanet.net/sites/335643

Reference:
World Database on Protected Areas 2009
Brændevinseg
http://www.wdpa.org/

Reported by:
Siemonsen, Jørgen D.  (27-11-2009)

Validation:
Well documented  (27-11-2009)