Notable Trees in Fovant

Pedunculate Oak(Quercus robur)
SU01212744
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Girth 2.60m - measured on 6 March 2010
One of a group of five or six beside the bridleway on the Ox Drove approximately half a mile west of Chiselbury Ring.

Pedunculate Oak (Quercus robur)
ST99102905
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Girth 5.70m - measured on 6 June 2010
This magnificent oak is in Hole Lane, the footpath leading from Moor Hill in Fovant to Sutton Mandeville.

Pedunculate Oak (Quercus robur)
ST99142903
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Girth 2.90 - measured on 6 June 2010
Although not as large as the tree photographed above in Hole Lane, it is notable because it marks the boundary line between Fovant and Sutton Mandeville (see the boundary stone shown below).


Group of Oaks on Fir Hill
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Photographed on 17 October 2010.

Seven Cypress Oaks (Quercus robur 'Fastigiata Koster')

Planted for the Millennium at each of the significant roads approaching Fovant. The tree below is on the A30 Shaftesbury Road close to the milestone. To see where the rest were planted see the Millennium Planting Plan. Several are missing including one opposite the one shown here on the A30 and the one behind the hedgerow to the north of Sutton Road.

Red Oak (Quercus rubra)
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Photographed on 17 January 2012.
Planted in 1996 at the corner of the cricket field near East Farm in memory of John Williams, Edward William's father.

A Jubilee 'Diamond' tree was awarded to Fovant by the Tree Council. An English Oak (Quercus robur) was chosen and planted by the Lord Lieutenant of Wiltshire on 24 March 2013