TM1830 : Coppiced chestnut tree with new growth

near to Wrabness, Essex, Great Britain

Coppiced chestnut tree with new growth
Coppiced chestnut tree with new growth
Stour Wood has many sweet chestnut trees, which have been coppiced, i.e. cut back to ground level.

Here you can see multiple new trunks growing from the old stumps, which form the "coppice stool". The original tree will extended its root system as it regenerates from its base. Eventually coppicing will create a ring or circle of trunks as in TM1831 : Circle of trunks: an old coppice stool
Stour Wood & Stour Estuary Nature Reserve
The Stour Estuary Nature Reserve includes land which runs along the River Stour and bird hides managed by the RSPB LinkExternal link and Stour Wood managed by the Woodland Trust LinkExternal link

The Essex Way LinkExternal link runs through the Reserve, and the Essex Wildlife Trust Copperas Wood LinkExternal link adjoins the Reserve.
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2012
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Sunday, 6 May, 2012   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 9 May, 2012
Geographical Context
Wild Animals, Plants and Mushrooms  Woodland, Forest 
County (from Tags)
Essex 
Place (from Tags)
Stour Wood  Ramsey 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 1888 3091 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:56.0180N 1:10.9503E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TM 1888 3091
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