|Location||Colson Way, Streatham|
|OS grid reference||TQ 29325 71669|
|Site class||Felled In 2017 Aftersummer Storm|
|Largest height (m)||9.5|
|Largest girth (cm)||120|
Update: The tree was damaged by strong winds in 2017 and one limb fell down. The entire tree was felled on July 18th 2017. Outside a mini-supermarket. Associated with Dr Johnson, who spent much of his later life in this area, living with Henry and HesterThrale at their villa in Streatham Park, (demolished in 1863). The location of the tree corresponds roughly with the south west corner of the house and adjacent lawn. A kitchen garden was close by and was described by Johnson as having fruit trees. see comment (below) and this valuable resource: http://www.thrale.com/streatham_park
Public transport: Tooting Bec tube or Streatham overground rail
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