The Togs Oak in Leestrup Forest


Details in Danish

Danish name:
Kludeegen i Leestrup Skov

Alternative Danish names:
Pjalteegen, Den Kloge Eg

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

Status:
alive

Growth form:
tree, monocormic

Legends:
Kludeegen is a holy tree or curing tree which will cure you, if you hang togs or rags of your own on it. Originally Kludeegen was also a so-called eye-tree.

Value:
Notable within the country

Web page:
http://www.landsarkivetkbh.dk/genealogi/familier/anne1.htm

Reference:
Anonym 2010
Beretningen om Kludeegen i Leestrup Skov
http://www.landsarkivetkbh.dk/genealogi/familier/anne1.htm

Reported by:
Christensen, Knud Ib  (21-03-2010)

Validation:
Well documented  (21-03-2010)