SP5206 : 'Tolkien' Tree, Oxford

taken 11 years ago, near to Oxford, Oxfordshire, Great Britain

'Tolkien' Tree, Oxford
'Tolkien' Tree, Oxford
Close-up of the bark of the black pine tree in the Botanic Gardens. Grown from seed sent back from Greece by John Sibthorp in 1790, the tree is so beautiful that JRR Tolkien, who attended Oxford's Exeter College, described it as his favourite tree.
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Date Taken
Friday, 18 March, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 19 March, 2011
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Tree (detail)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 52039 06023 [1m precision]
WGS84: 51:45.0296N 1:14.8545W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 52037 06021
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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