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A magnificent specimen Giant Redwood (Sequoiadendron giganteum) stands in Station Road, Salford Priors.
The owner was justifiably proud of the tree and told us about an avenue nearby at Compton Verney.

On the walk back to the car that was left parked in the nearby St. Matthew's church car park, we discovered another Giant Redwood tree tucked away in the back of the churchyard. This was nowhere near as grand a specimen as the one shown above but was nonetheless a nice and unexpected find.

Common Names and Latin Name Latitude and Longitude OS National Grid Elevation
(above sea-level)
Height Girth Date Measured
Giant Redwood
Sequoiadendron giganteum
SP 07824 51157 30ft
27.4m 7.03m May 2013
Girth was measured at 1.5m from ground.

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