The King Oak, Windsor Forest

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View of an ancient crooked and truncated oak with a split bark leaving the sapwood exposed.
The King Oak. In Windsor Forest.
(Plate 29.)

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Plate showing an ancient crooked and truncated oak with a split bark leaving the sapwood exposed. The King Oak was described as follows by the Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland[1]: The largest and oldest oak tree in Windsor Forest, ‘the King Oak,’ measures 26 feet in circumference at 4 feet from the ground.

  1. ^ Transactions of the Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland, 4th series, vol. XIII. Edinburgh: 1881, p. 216-217.
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