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The owner of the Giant Sequoia in Sherborne (left hand photograph) was interested to learn about redwoods and the dimensions of his tree. Thanks to him for his time and also to the helpful house painter for letting us know that there is another Giant Sequoia in the neighbouring garden (right hand photograph).

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 N50.94909
W2.51013
N50.94856
W2.50882
ST 64261 16753 67ft
(20.43m)
26.6m 4.36m Sep 2011
2 N50.94857
W2.51013
N50.94804
W2.50882
ST 64260 16695 58ft
(17.68m)
27.4m -- Sep 2011
Girth was measured at 1.5 metres from ground

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