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Dawn Redwoods 2012
It was good to see this row of Dawn Redwood growing well in 2012.



Dawn Redwoods 2007
A remarkable and unexpected discovery of thirty young Dawn Redwood trees of around ten-years-old. They are planted in a line between two roundabouts along Bournes Green Chase.

According to an article in the Essex Gazette on Tuesday 2nd Feb 1999, "An army of green-fingered volunteers armed themselves with spades and wellies to create an environmental haven in Thorpe Bay. Young and old dug deep in Bournes Green Chase to create a green corridor by planting young trees and native wildflowers in abundance. Wildlife and environmental groups teamed up with members of Shoebury and Thorpe Bay residents association to try to improve the environment and encourage wildlife in the area."

It would be interesting to hear from anyone who was part of that "green army" and if it was, indeed, when the Dawn Redwoods were planted.

Common Names and Latin Name No. Latitude and Longitude OS National Grid Elevation
(above sea-level)
WGS84 OSGB36
Dawn Redwood
Metasequoia glyptostroboides
1 N51.54483
E0.77570
N51.54431
E0.77741
TQ 92565 86533 2ft
(.61m)
2 N51.54483
E0.77559
N51.54431
E0.77730
TQ 92557 86533 4ft
(1.22m)
3 N51.54481
E0.77549
N51.54429
E0.77720
TQ 92551 86530 7ft
(2.13m)
4 N51.54482
E0.77541
N51.54430
E0.77712
TQ 92545 86531 8ft
(2.44m)
5 N51.54481
E0.77531
N51.54429
E0.77702
TQ 92538 86530 10ft
(3.05m)
6 N51.54480
E0.77520
N51.54428
E0.77691
TQ 92531 86522 9ft
(2.74m)
7 N51.54478
E0.77510
N51.54426
E0.77681
TQ 92524 86526 4ft
(1.22m)
8 N51.54476
E0.77499
N51.54424
E0.77670
TQ 92516 86523 5ft
(1.52m)
9 N51.54475
E0.77471
N51.54423
E0.77642
TQ 92497 86521 8ft
(2.44m)
10 N51.54474
E0.77463
N51.54422
E0.77634
TQ 92491 86520 11ft
(3.35m)
11 N51.54473
E0.77453
N51.54421
E0.77624
TQ 92485 86519 10ft
(3.05m)
12 N51.54471
E0.77443
N51.54419
E0.77614
TQ 92478 86516 11ft
(3.35m)
13 N51.54470
E0.77432
N51.54418
E0.77603
TQ 92470 86515 11ft
(3.35m)
14 N51.54469
E0.77425
N51.54417
E0.77596
TQ 92465 86514 9ft
(2.74m)
15 N51.54466
E0.77405
N51.54414
E0.77576
TQ 92452 86510 7ft
(2.13m)
16 N51.54463
E0.77395
N51.54411
E0.77566
TQ 92445 86506 7ft
(2.13m)
17 N51.54462
E0.77388
N51.54410
E0.77559
TQ 92440 86505 5ft
(1.52m)
18 N51.54460
E0.77376
N51.54408
E0.77547
TQ 92451 86503 6ft
(1.83m)
19 N51.54458
E0.77366
N51.54406
E0.77537
TQ 92425 86500 4ft
(1.22m)
20 N51.54457
E0.77355
N51.54405
E0.77526
TQ 92417 86499 4ft
(1.22m)
21 N51.54455
E0.77347
N51.54403
E0.77518
TQ 92412 86496 4ft
(1.22m)
22 N51.54453
E0.77336
N51.54401
E0.77507
TQ 92404 86493 7ft
(2.13m)
23 N51.54451
E0.77326
N51.54399
E0.77497
TQ 92397 86491 7ft
(2.13m)
24 N51.54450
E0.77317
N51.54398
E0.77488
TQ 92391 86490 4ft
(1.22m)
25 N51.54449
E0.77307
N51.54397
E0.77478
TQ 92384 86488 2ft
(0.61m)
26 N51.54446
E0.77298
N51.54394
E0.77469
TQ 92378 86485 -1ft
(-0.3m)
27 N51.54444
E0.77288
N51.54392
E0.77459
TQ 92371 86482 1ft
(0.31m)
28 N51.54444
E0.77279
N51.54392
E0.77450
TQ 92365 86482 2ft
(0.61m)
29 N51.54442
E0.77269
N51.54390
E0.77440
TQ 92358 86480 2ft
(0.61m)
30 N51.54440
E0.77258
N51.54388
E0.77429
TQ 92351 86477 0ft
(0m)

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