Storm Doris Brings Down Ancient Tree in Elgood’s Brewery Gardens

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

Storm Doris claimed a Variegated Sycamore (Acer pseudoplatanus variegatum) in Elgood’s Garden. The tree, which is listed as the largest and tallest in Cambridgeshire and one of the largest in the country, has a girth of 390 cm (13 ft.) and a height of 24 m (70 ft.).

The tree crashed down across the celebrated maze at Elgood’s Brewery Garden this morning (Thursday 23rd February).

Sycamore standing proudly over Elgood’s Gardens.
A sad site – Our Sycamore after storm Doris