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Large basal cavity in ash tree with signs of dieback

Reported in the Trees category by Leo Jennings, Area Ranger, National Trust at 15:24, Wed 16 September 2020

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later

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This mature ash tree is one of many exhibiting signs of ash dieback, and most importantly this one has a basal cavity of unknown depth and a lean over the carriageway on a blind bend. Failure of this tree could cause a serious road accident or worse.

Council ref: ENQ20876322

Asset ID: 07EL

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  • Thank you for your enquiry. This issue has been passed onto the relevant team for investigation.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 15:25, Wed 16 September 2020

  • This tree has now been inspected. Although this is not on the Highway maintainable at public expense. The landowner will be contacted and advised to take remedial action. Thank you for your enquiry.

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 14:18, Tue 6 October 2020

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