Le Chataignier - Mont-Dol, France
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin
N 48° 34.273 W 001° 45.995
30U E 590986 N 5380526
Quick Description: [EN] This is a chestnut tree over 400 years old planted by Monsignor Thoreau at the time, brother of the Bishop of Dol. [FR] Ceci est un chataîgnier vieux de plus de 400 ans planté par Monseigneur Thoreau à l’époque frère de l'évèque de Dol.
Location: Bretagne, France
Date Posted: 3/23/2022 11:00:58 AM
Waymark Code: WM15YGM
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine
Views: 1

Long Description:

"This chestnut tree can be seen going up the hill from the summit of the Mont before arriving at the top on the right.

The girth of the tree, measured at a height of 1.30 m, is 6.80 m (Aug 2009, by Mr Georges Feterman). The height of this tree is not known. This tree was planted in 1700, which makes it exactly 321 years old."

Sources : The Chestnut tree

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"Ce chataîgnier est visible en montant la côte du sommet du Mont avant d’arriver en haut sur la droite.

La circonférence du tronc de l'arbre, mesurée à une hauteur de 1,30 m, est 6,80 m (Août 2009, par Mr Georges Feterman). La hauteur de cet arbre n'est pas connue. Cet arbre a été planté en 1700, donc l'âge aujourd'hui est exactement 321 ans."

Sources : Le Chataignier

Genus/Species: chestnut tree

Height: 66

Girth: 20

Method of obtaining height: Reliable source

Method of obtaining girth: Arm reaching

Location type: Park

Age: 322

Planter: Monseigneur Thoreau

Website reference: [Web Link]

Parking coordinates: N 48° 34.310 W 001° 46.063

Walk time: 10

Historical significance: Not listed

Photograpy coordinates: Not Listed

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