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Burnham Beeches III

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has designated 'The Cage Pollard' one of fifty great British trees in recognition of its place in the national heritage, June 2002.

comments (12)

  • Sidney
  • Philippines
  • 17 Mar 2011, 00:12
Old age! ;-)
John Prior: It gets us all smile
  • Chris
  • England
  • 17 Mar 2011, 07:30
Well it certainly looks to be something special John
John Prior: Thanks Chris
The tree equivalent of a Zimmer frame
John Prior: We all need someone to lean on smile
  • Chantal
  • Nederland
  • 17 Mar 2011, 08:58
very old I see
John Prior: Thanks Chantal, these pollared trees go on for years and years.
A very special tree indeed and supported in it's old age. Wonderful !!!
John Prior: Supported and protected by a fence, we should be so lucky in old age smile
The Major Oak in Sherwood Forest is supported like this.
John Prior: Thanks Brian, my respect goes out to these long lived trees.
  • Chad Doveton
  • Where latitude and longitude meet.
  • 17 Mar 2011, 11:24
Poor old thing needs proppoing up then.
John Prior: Thanks Chad, we all get like thatsmile
  • vintage
  • Australia
  • 17 Mar 2011, 13:06
Very strange growth
John Prior: These trees do take on strange forms, thanks Vintage
Geriatric tree getting some good support John. Nice shot
  • Peter
  • Canada
  • 17 Mar 2011, 19:17
It is a stately old tree....it has survived quite well even it it needed a bit of support....i walk with a stick and i am far from 150 years oldgrin....good composition John....petersmile
  • Otto K.
  • United States
  • 17 Mar 2011, 19:19
It's interesting to see it being braced like that. I wonder what its place in national heritage was. I'm liking these tree images.
Hey, this comes from the ancient ages! Well captured!
Have a nice day.

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