The Oaks on Stensbygaard Meadow


Details in Danish

Danish name:
Egene på Stensbygaard Eng

English name:
English Oak

Latin name:
Quercus robur subsp. robur

Locality:
Sjælland, Vordingborg Kommune
Stensbygaard. Egene på Stensbygaard Eng.
54;58.911N+12;01.247E

Google Earth coordinates:
54 58.911 12 1.247    Guide

Status:
alive

Growth form:
tree, monocormic

Legends:
4 oaks planted N-S and E-W on a small hill - probably as guardian trees of a so-called chapel of St. Knud built in memory of Knud Lavard (ca. 1096-1131, canonized in 1169). The chapel no longer exists.

Value:
Notable within a region

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

Reference:
Steffensen, H. 2008
Fire gamle ege på Stensbygaard
Fonden for Træer og Miljø, volume 2008, side 34

Reported by:
Christensen, Knud Ib  (08-12-2009)

Validation:
Well documented  (08-12-2009)

Images:
© Knud Ib Christensen 2010   Click    Click