'Two large trees in Welbeck Park called The Porters'

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'Two large trees in Welbeck Park called The Porters'

Courtesy of Nottinghamshire Archives

Welbeck Park
Worksop
England

Two large trees in Welbeck Park called the Porters. The caption reads: At the north side of the park are two noble oaks, which make a most conspicuous figure in every point of view. They are called The Porters, from there having been once a gate between them. The height of No. 1 is 98 feet 6 inches; circumference at the bottom 38 feet, at one yard high 27 feet, at two yards 23 feet; the solid contents 840 feet. The height of No. 2 is 88 feet; circumference at the bottom 34 feet, at one yard high 23 feet, at two yards 20 feet; the solid contents 744 feet.

Date: c 1790

Organisation Reference: NCCW001187

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