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Giant Redwood September 2015
A chance encounter with this Wellingtonia in Holton St. Mary happened to coincide with two bike rides that were taking place that day - the 34th Suffolk Historic Churches bike ride and also the Colchester to Hadleigh and Raydon bike ride. Luckily we arrived before the police closed the road, so were able to enjoy a relaxing cup of tea, a delicious piece of cake and a chat with some very friendly locals at St. Mary's church before the hoards of cyclists arrived.

Common Names and Latin Name Latitude and Longitude OS National Grid Elevation
(above sea-level)
Height Girth Date Measured
Giant Redwood
Sequoiadendron giganteum
TM 05938 36800 185ft
22.4m 5.42m September 2015
Girth was measured at 1.5 metres from ground

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