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The Lewisham Dutch Elm
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Sieni
N 51° 27.031 W 000° 01.466
30U E 706745 N 5704126
Quick Description: The Lewisham Dutch Elm is one of the few remaining large Dutch Elms in London.
Location: United Kingdom
Date Posted: 5/26/2007 12:11:35 PM
Waymark Code: WM1KC4
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member 50sumtin
Views: 53

Long Description:
This plaque marks the Lewisham Dutch Elm.

In the 1970s most of Britain's elms were wiped out by Dutch elm disease. This tree is still going strong alongside the little river Ravensbourne, in Ravensbourne Park between Lewisham and Catford.

I must have run past this plaque literally hundreds of times in training back in my distance running days and never noticed it.
Blue Plaque managing agency: London Tree Forum

Individual Recognized: The Lewisham Dutch Elm

Web Address: [Web Link]

Physical Address: Not listed

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