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Thanks to Jane for sending us details for this row of Redwoods on the road that goes through Abbess Roding.

Jane wrote to say that; "In 2000 my husband and myself planted an avenue of Sequioadendron Gigantea and Sempervirens in Abbess Roding Essex for the Millenium-my husband had grown them from seed.
We alternated the two types and we are so pleased with them and know they will be a landmark in the future, they look magnificent.
"

What a superb way to mark the millenium and a majstic entrance to the village - fabulous!
Given that they have a potential lifetime of over three thousand years, who knows, people could be admiring them at the turn of the next millenium.
Well done to your husband for growing them from seed, they're not the easiest to grow so he's done well.
Visiting this row of Redwoods on another glorious sunny day, I took measurements and recorded the co-ordinates of each tree. They look even better "in the flesh", and all are in good health, even the two small Giants that appear to have had some kind of mishap along the way.

Tree no. 15

Tree no. 17

Common Names and Latin Name No. Latitude and Longitude OS National Grid Elevation
(above sea-level)
Height Girth Date Measured
WGS84 OSGB36
Giant Redwood
Sequoiadendron giganteum
1 N51.78073
E0.27855
N51.78024
W0.28019
TL 57277 11573 232ft
(70.73m)
7.5m -- September 2018
Coast Redwood
Sequoia sempervirens
2 N51.78087
E0.27857
N51.78038
W0.28021
TL 57278 11589 234ft
(71.34m)
8.6m -- September 2018
Giant Redwood
Sequoiadendron giganteum
3 N51.78098
E0.27857
N51.78049
W0.28021
TL 57277 11601 233ft
(71.04m)
8.9m -- September 2018
Coast Redwood
Sequoia sempervirens
4 N51.78112
E0.27855
N51.78063
W0.28019
TL 57275 11616 233ft
(71.04m)
10.1m -- September 2018
Giant Redwood
Sequoiadendron giganteum
5 N51.78123
E0.27856
N51.78074
W0.28020
TL 57276 11629 240ft
(73.17m)
8.1m -- September 2018
Coast Redwood
Sequoia sempervirens
6 N51.78135
E0.27854
N51.78086
W0.28018
TL 57274 11642 241ft
(73.48m)
8.3m -- September 2018
Giant Redwood
Sequoiadendron giganteum
7 N51.78149
E0.27855
N51.78100
W0.28019
TL 57274 11658 245ft
(74.70m)
9.2m -- September 2018
Coast Redwood
Sequoia sempervirens
8 N51.78158
E0.27855
N51.78109
W0.28019
TL 57274 11668 244ft
(74.39m)
10.6m -- September 2018
Giant Redwood
Sequoiadendron giganteum
9 N51.78171
E0.27855
N51.78122
W0.28019
TL 57273 11682 243ft
(74.09m)
4m -- September 2018
Coast Redwood
Sequoia sempervirens
10 N51.78183
E0.27858
N51.78134
W0.28022
TL 57275 11696 241ft
(73.48m)
13.6m -- September 2018
Giant Redwood
Sequoiadendron giganteum
11 N51.78217
E0.27868
N51.78168
W0.28032
TL 57281 11734 243ft
(74.09m)
9.6m -- September 2018
Coast Redwood
Sequoia sempervirens
12 N51.78230
E0.27871
N51.78181
W0.28035
TL 57282 11748 244ft
(74.39m)
12.9m -- September 2018
Giant Redwood
Sequoiadendron giganteum
13 N51.78241
E0.27875
N51.78192
W0.28039
TL 57285 11760 245ft
(74.70m)
8.6m -- September 2018
Coast Redwood
Sequoia sempervirens
14 N51.78254
E0.27877
N51.78205
W0.28041
TL 57286 11775 246ft
(75.00m)
10m 0.85m September 2018
Giant Redwood
Sequoiadendron giganteum
15 N51.78267
E0.27877
N51.78218
W0.28041
TL 57285 11789 246ft
(75.00m)
tiny! -- September 2018
Coast Redwood
Sequoia sempervirens
16 N51.78281
E0.27880
N51.78232
W0.28044
TL 57287 11805 245ft
(74.70m)
7.5m -- September 2018
Giant Redwood
Sequoiadendron giganteum
17 N51.78297
E0.27881
N51.78248
W0.28045
TL 57287 11823 246ft
(75.00m)
2.5m -- September 2018
Coast Redwood
Sequoia sempervirens
18 N51.78312
E0.27883
N51.78263
W0.28047
TL 57288 11839 249ft
(75.91m)
9.7m -- September 2018
Giant Redwood
Sequoiadendron giganteum
19 N51.78326
E0.27882
N51.78277
W0.28046
TL 57286 11855 246ft
(75.00m)
7.2m -- September 2018
Girth was measured at 1.5 metres from ground


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