The Ash of Bramsen


Details in Danish

Danish name:
Bramsens Ask

English name:
European Ash

Latin name:
Fraxinus excelsior  

Locality:
Hovedstaden, Lyngby-Taarbæk Kommune
Jægersborg Dyrehave, lige V for Peter Lieps Hus. Bramsens Ask.
55;46.648N+12;34.620E  (position verified 13-04-2008)

Google Earth coordinates:
55.77747 12.57700    Guide

Data:
Girth: 3,84 meter
Diameter: 1,22 meter

Status:
dead

Growth form:
tree, monocormic

Legends:
The name honours Kristoffer Bramsen (1870-1930), forest supervisor in Jægersborg Dyrehave (1911-1913). The tree was felled in 1942. The trunk is on display in the Dansk Jagt og Skovbrugsmuseum, Hørsholm.

Comments:
Figures from 1942

Value:
Notable within the country

Web page:
http://jagtskov.kroyer.kulturhotel.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  (02-03-2008)

Validation:
Well documented  (02-03-2008)

Images:
© Knud Ib Christensen 2008   Click