Tree Register of Ireland

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Quercus robur


English/Common Oak




Shane Castle, Antrim, Co. Antrim


Situation: Individual Tree
Planting date: 1603
Visited and photographed on: 31/08/2010
Height: 14 m Girth: 6.27 m

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Known as 'Hangman's Oak'. Situated at old turnpike junction where miscreants were hung as warning.