The Oak of Herold


Details in Danish

Danish name:
Herolds Eg

Alternative Danish names:
Dragelund Skov, Herolds Eg - WDPA site ID 334077

English name:
English Oak

Latin name:
Quercus robur subsp. robur

Locality:
Hovedstaden, Bornholms Regionskommune
Dragelund Skov, Heroldsvej, ved Kofoeds Gård, NV for Østermarie. Herolds Eg.
55;09.113N+15;02.673E

Google Earth coordinates:
55.15188 15.04455    Guide

Status:
alive

Growth form:
tree, monocormic

Legends:
The name honours the world-famous Danish tenor Wilhelm Herold (1865-1937).

Comments:
Herold wrote: Here I sat below the old oak in the long summer days and recalled my childhood games

Value:
PROTECTED, notable within a region

Reference:
Tiemroth, P. 2009
Interesse for Helligdoms Træet
Bornholms Tidende, volume 31.oktober, side 10

Reported by:
Christensen, Knud Ib  (11-04-2010)

Validation:
Well documented  (11-04-2010)