TQ6895 : Coppiced area

taken 7 years ago, near to Billericay, Essex, Great Britain

Coppiced area
Coppiced area
These sweet chestnut coppice stools show a couple of years growth. In the background you can see the harvested logs left for seasoning.

A coppice stool is the live "stump" that is left after the tree has been harvested, and from which new growth emerges.
Norsey Wood
Norsey Wood is a mixed coppice woodland covering an area of 65ha (165 acres) and consists of a variety of habitats because of the different underlying geology. It has a history that goes back some 4000 years and this, together with the richness of its wildlife, makes this site unique.

The Wood has been designated a Local Nature Reserve, a Scheduled Ancient Monument and a Site of Special Scientific Interest.

The above taken from Norsey Wood web site: LinkExternal link
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TQ6895, 31 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Sunday, 27 May, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 29 May, 2012
Geographical Context
Woodland, Forest 
County (from Tags)
Essex 
Place (from Tags)
Billericay  Norsey Wood 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 6870 9565 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:38.0618N 0:26.1758E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 6872 9562
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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Nature Reserve  SSSI  Scheduled Ancient Monument  Coppice Stool  Coppicing  Sweet Chestnut 

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