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There are three fine looking Wellingtonia here in the road named Langsmead. These, and one other in the garden of a house facing the main road, were originally part of the Langsmead estate, the original old house having been demolished in the early 1950's. There was a fifth tree in the group, but this had to be cut down after it was badly damaged by lightning on 16th May 1983. All that remains now is a huge stump on a front lawn. I would like to thank the owner of the tree for which measurements are shown, for kindly providing these details and for holding one end of my tape measure!

Common Names and Latin Name No. Latitude and Longitude OS National Grid Elevation
(above sea-level)
Height Girth Date Measured
WGS84 OSGB36
Giant Redwood, Wellingtonia
Sequoiadendron giganteum
1 N51.19714
W0.05288
N51.19659
W0.05128
TQ 36144 46015 206ft
(64.8m)
-- -- --
2 N51.19643
W0.052894
N51.19587
W0.051292
TQ 36145 45936 200ft
(60.98m)
-- -- --
3 N51.19625
W0.05153
N51.19570
W0.04993
TQ 36241 45888 159ft
(48.48m)
24.5m 4.93m June 2007
4 N51.19569
W0.05251
N51.19514
W0.05091
TQ 36174 45854 -- -- -- --
Girth was measured at 1.5 metres from ground

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