J4772 : Tree number, Killynether, Newtownards (October 2015)

taken 6 years ago, 3 km from Comber, Northern Ireland

Tree number, Killynether, Newtownards (October 2015)
Tree number, Killynether, Newtownards (October 2015)
A tree number disc (128) – part of a woodland management plan. M Large is explained here LinkExternal link.
Killynether Wood, Newtownards


Killynether Wood forms part of the Scrabo Country Park, on high ground to the southwest of Newtownards. The area was once a quarry but the passage of time has hidden much of the disused quarry under trees. The views to Strangford Lough and across part of the Co Down drumlin belt are worthwhile (especially on a bright day). Much of the wood is on a steep to very steep hillside and is not suitable for wheelchair users or those with walking difficulties.

The wood includes a walled garden once part of the grounds of Killynether House. The house was designed, by local architect Henry Chappell, for the Marquis of Londonderry’s and extended and re-modelled in the early 1870’s. Following government use during World War II it passed to the National Trust and, after a period as a youth hostel, was demolished (with some regret) due its unsound condition.

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Date Taken
Saturday, 31 October, 2015   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 31 October, 2015
Geographical Context
Park and Public Gardens  Woodland, Forest 
Place (from Tags)
Newtownards 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 473 720 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:34.5208N 5:43.3340W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 473 720
View Direction
SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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Killynether (Townland)  Wood  Country Park  Tree  Tree Numbering  Woodland Management  Disc 

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