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Charlton House mulberry tree - 2 Charlton House mulberry tree

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

Plaque: Charlton House mulberry tree - 2

Inscription

Charlton House mulberry, said to be the first of its species planted in England in 1608. One of the great trees of London. Morus Nigra.
London Tree Forum www.forestry.gov,uk
This plaque is supported by Esso UK PLC
For trees of time and place.

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.

Go to map of other memorials in this area

This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Charlton House mulberry tree - 2

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Esso UK PLC

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Charlton House mulberry tree - 2

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Charlton House mulberry tree - 1

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Charlton House mulberry tree - 3

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