TL8564 : The Great Churchyard, Bury St Edmunds

taken 12 years ago, near to Bury st Edmunds, Suffolk, Great Britain

The Great Churchyard, Bury St Edmunds
The Great Churchyard, Bury St Edmunds
The central avenue of lime trees in the Great Churchyard, Bury St Edmunds, was heavily pruned, or re-pollarded In February 2006. The trees were last pruned in 1990 and this is the latest in a cycle of pollarding and re-pollarding dating back to at least 1950. The operation has to be repeated on a regular basis because the re-growth becomes unstable after a period of years due to decay at the pruning points and the increase in weight of the branches with the passage of time. The trees should react with strong re-growth during the summer, and it is anticipated that they will need no further attention for at least eight to ten years.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 27 June, 2006   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 27 June, 2006
Churchyard   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 856 641 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:14.6269N 0:43.0256E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 857 640
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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