The Wise Oak (= The Togs Oak)


Details in Danish

Danish name:
Den Kloge Eg (= Kludeegen)

Alternative Danish names:
Kludeegen, Pjalteegen

English name:
English Oak

Latin name:
Quercus robur subsp. robur

Locality:
Sjælland, Faxe Kommune
Leestrup Skov, ca. 650 m ad Leestrup Skovvej fra Strandvejen og ca. 50 m Ø for Leestrup Skovvej. Kludeegen.
55;10.72N+12;02.80E

Google Earth coordinates:
55.1787 12.0467    Guide

Data:
Height : 25 meter

Status:
alive

Growth form:
tree, monocormic

Legends:
Through Martin A. Hansen's Tanker i en Skorsten known as a holy tree or curing tree (eye tree) which will cure you, if you are dragged through the eye or hang togs or rags of your own on it.

Comments:
Generally known as Kludeegen.

Value:
Notable within the country

Web page:
http://www.aabne-samlinger.dk/fuglsang/formidling/pdfer/Trae-rute.PDF

Reference:
Anonym 2008 ?
Træ-rute Storstrøms Amt (findes ikke længere på hjemmesiden)
http://www.aabne-samlinger.dk/fuglsang/formidling/pdfer/Trae-rute.PDF, Storstrøms Kunstmuseum. Maribo.

Reported by:
Christensen, Knud Ib  (23-11-2008)

Validation:
Well documented  (23-11-2008)