SS6910 : The Queen's Stone, Eggesford

3 km from Coldridge, Devon, Great Britain

The Queen's Stone, Eggesford
The Queen's Stone, Eggesford
Eggesford was the site of the first Forestry Commission plantings after the first world war, in 1919. On May 8th 1956, to mark the one millionth acre of Forestry Commission planting, Queen Elizabeth II planted a tree here, and the stone commemorates the event. Other trees were planted by the Duke of Edinburgh, two government ministers and others.
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Monday, 1 May, 2006   (more nearby)
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