Plaque   

Charlton House mulberry tree - 1

Charlton House mulberry tree Charlton House mulberry tree - 1

Erection date: /6/2002

Inscription

The Tree Council in celebration of the Golden Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has designated the Charlton House Mulberry as one of fifty great British trees in recognition of its place in the national heritage June 2002.
Supported by National Grid
The Tree Council

Site: Charlton House mulberry tree (3 memorials)

SE7, Charlton Road, Charlton House

The plaques are on the ground at the foot of the tree. The tree is one of several which are reputed to be the oldest in Britain. The building in the background is the former orangery of Charlton House, which was converted into a public lavatory in 1938 but is now closed.

More on London's other ancient mulberry trees at Spitalfields Life.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Charlton House mulberry tree - 1

Subjects commemorated Information

Charlton House

Regarded as the best-preserved Jacobean house in Greater London. It was built...

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Golden Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II

The fiftieth anniversary of the accession of Queen Elizabeth II.  The Golden ...

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Charlton House mulberry tree - 1

Created by Information

National Grid

The high-voltage electric power transmission network in Great Britain, connec...

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Tree Council

The Tree Council was founded in 1974 to keep up the momentum of 1973's Nation...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Charlton House mulberry tree - 1

Also at this site Information

Charlton House mulberry tree - 2

Charlton House mulberry, said to be the first of its species planted in Engla...

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Charlton House mulberry tree - 3

The first mulberry tree planted in England in the year 1608 by order of King ...

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