Tree Ring Timeline - Salford Hall - Abbots Salford, Warwickshire
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB
N 52° 08.930 W 001° 54.150
30U E 575092 N 5778159
Quick Description: A section of tree trunk labelled 'dendrochronologically' from 1605 to 1899 in reception at Salford Hall, Abbots Salford.
Location: West Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 8/4/2020 2:12:32 AM
Waymark Code: WM12Y2F
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
Views: 3

Long Description:
A section of tree trunk, some 300+ years of age, labelled 'dendrochronologically' from 1605 to 1899 in reception at Salford Hall, Abbots Salford.

The tree rings have been used to create a timeline:
1605 - Gunpowder plot
1616 - Death of Shakespeare
1642 - Battle of Worcester
1666 - Fire of London
1707 - Act of Union passed by Scottish Parliament
1746 - Battle of Culloden
1789 - French Revolution
1806 - Trafalgar
1837 - Accession of Queen Victoria
1857 - Indian Mutiny
1899 - Boer War

The wood came from the B.T.S Exhibition Building Centre Bond Street. Salvaged from the debris after bomb damage Oct 1940 / May 1941.
Location Name and/or Address:
Salford Hall
Abbot's Salford
WR11 8UT

Indoors/Outdoors: Indoors

Entry Fee or Requirements: No

Availablility: Don't Know

Website: Not listed

Tree Species: Not listed

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