History Trees

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British artists Ackroyd and Harvey created a series of living artworks to mark the main entrances of the Park. Ten specimen trees, chosen to reflect the biodiversity of the Park, each support a large, bespoke metal ring within their crown.


The rings, engineered from bronze or stainless steel, are six metres in diameter and individually engraved on the interior face with text capturing an archive of history from each location.


For a document detailing all of the History Trees, click here.


See below for details of each tree and its inscription. Note that the inscriptions on the rings are split into different phrases by use of a different font - for clarity, I have separated the phrases using a full-stop ".". This full-stop is not part of the ring text.


All of the text on the rings is in upper-case.


Finally, there are a few words that seem to be mis-spelled in the text ("Knights Temlar" is one such example). The text below is taken from the images on the artists' web site and is reproduced as shown there, including these apparent mis-spellings. I have not been able to verify the actual ring inscription text.


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Trees in the South Park
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No. 1: Stratford Walk - Metasequoia glyptostroboides (Dawn Redwood)
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Upper Text: "IT'S ALL ABOUT WATER. WILD SCRUBLANDS. WEEDS AND TANGLED THINGS. COCKLES FROM THE LEIGH. A CORMORANT SYMBOL OF THE MARCH GUARDING THE LIFEBUOY. THE VALE OF PLASTIC TREES. THERE IS ALWAYS DISPLACEMENT. DOWN ON THE WILDERNESS. THE CHARACTERS ARE ALL JUST FRAGMENTS. AFRICANS DOING A RITUAL. OLD BLOKES WITH YAPPY DOGS. RUNNING WOMEN PUSHING BUGGIES. PEOPLE DOING LITTLE CIRCUITS. CHOPPING WOOD OUTSIDE BARGES. AGE OLD WHITE CLOUDS SURVEYORS OF ALL BENEATH THEM. NEW BUILT OLYMPIAN BLOCKS HIGH AS SKIES. WALKERS AND ACADEMICS AND FISHERMEN ILLEGAL FISHERMEN. JUST OFF THE CANAL THE CRYPTOFOREST. NATURE HEMMED IN BY THE URBAN. SOUND OF TRAFFIC RUMBLING. ITS ALL HERE. WALK THE GREENWAY THE HISTORY OF LONDON. LIMINAL WEIRD UNUSED AREAS. LITTLE SPACES ALONG THE MARSH. ILLICIT PARTIES AND RAVES. PHOTOGRAPHS FOR FASHION SHOOTS. RUBBISH IN THE RIVER. TOPPLED TREES AND CONCRETE BLOCKS. WEIRD BITS OF METAL. UPTURNED SHOPPING TROLLEYS. ODD RUBBER TUBINGS COMING OUT OF THE GROUND. PARAKEETS SHOOTING OUT FROM THE UNDERGROWTH. CANAL BOATS. LONDON BEFORE LONDON"

Lower Text: "HARD RED TIGHT LOZENGES OF ROSE HIPS. THERE A SONIC THING HERE IN SUMMER. SCENT RISES FROM FLOWERS ALONG THE RIVER. ELDER WILD ROSE MAY BLOSSOM. THE RIVER STILL AND MIRROR LIKE. HALF-MOON THROUGH THE WEEPING WILLOW. THESE ARE ANCIENT SITES. A NOMADIC NO-MAN'S LAND. KNIGHTS TEMLAR BACK IN MEDIEVAL TIMES. METALMAN COLLECTS OLD FRIDGES. TRIBES THAT LIVE IN THE OUTLANDS. THE MEDIA CENTRE USED TO BE A GYPSY ENCAMPMENT. THE CITY THE CHARACTERS. THE MANOR. THE WICK A RAMSHACKLE BASIC BEAST OF A GREYHOUND TRACK. BIGGEST CAR BOOT SALE EVER SEEN. EVERY YEAR THE BIG HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP OF THE PREACHERS. HEAR THEM ON CLAY'S LANE. THERE'S A SENSE OF RURAL. PEOPLE COME AND DO LITTLE THINGS. FISH. BUILD LITTLE CONSTRUCTIONS. SIT WITH A BOTTLE OF VODKA IN A CLUMP OF TREES. HAVE A PARTY AT MIDNIGHT. SO MANY GOOD DAYS. EVERYONE USED TO SWIM IN THE LEA. BRILLIANTLY BLUE. AN ALMOST UNREAL BLUE FLYING DOWN THE RIVER. ROWING CLUB STILL IN EXISTENCE. COURSE THE WEED NO-ONE KNOWS QUITE HOW TO DEAL WITH IT. CRACK ADDICTS. THE LIMINAL WEIRD UNUSED AREAS"

No. 2: London Aquatics Centre - Fagus sylvatica ‘Atropunicea’ (Copper Beech)
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Upper Text: "GRAVEL ISLAND. BRONZE AGE SETTLEMENT. SPRINGFIELD TYPE ENCLOSURE. BOW BACK RIVERS. WETLAND DRYLAND. MUDFLAT. BROAD LEAF DOCK. OLD MANS BEARD. ALLUVIAL DEPOSITS. VISTA POSTER ADVERTISING. KIOSKS CAFES. CONICAL BOWL. TWO CROUCHED INHUMATIONS. THREE INDIVIDUAL ROUNDHOUSES. WHITE GOODS DUMP. BRAIDED RIVER CHANNELS. HANSON QUARRY PRODUCTS. THATCHED HOUSE YARD. FOUR PARTIAL RING DRIP GULLIES. NEOLITHIC BUTCHERED HORSE BONE. WATERWORKS RIVER. CARPENTERS ROAD. YARDLEY SOAP & PERFUME FACTORY. ACME ARTISTS STUDIOS. ROMAN SHALE BRACELET. M&M MOTORS. CHARRED PLANT REMAINS. DISUSED RAILWAY LINE. POLICE STATION. PLEISTOCENE RIVER TERRACE DEPOSITS. EARLY SETTLEMENT LAND DIVISION. BURNT STONE PARCHING CORN. WOOD AND LEATHER CLOG. THREE DWARF CATTLE SKULLS. REDSHANK. CHERRY. WILLOW HERB. SAXON PERIOD POND FEATURE. FORAGING BATS. BRICKFIELD QUARRY. BOAKE ROBERTS & CO. WHARTON ROAD. WATERLOGGED GYPSY-WORT. CHANNELSEA RIVER. FOOTBRIDGE. SKELETON OF YOUNG GOAT. HEDGE BINDWEED. GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY. 1ST GLASS AND MIRROR COMPANY LTD. MIDDLE IRON-AGE DITCH SYSTEM"

Lower Text: "BRONZE AGE BUCKET-URN WITH SLASH RIM. INDUSTRIAL UNIT STORAGE YARD. CLAY TOBACCO PIPE. GASWORKS. CHEMICAL ENGINEERING WORKS. LEA VALLEY DISTILLERY. WILTON'S CANDLE WORKS. FRESHWATER MOLLUSCS. PERFORATED CLAY SLABS. SPEAR THISTLE. PERIODIC FLOODING. IRON AGE BENTWOOD BOX. ABUNDANT DUCKWEED. CRANE'S BILL. NOCTULE BAT. MIDDEN SITES. MIDDLE AGE BRONZE POTTERY. BURNT OUT TREE ROOTS. TRUCK SERVE. BARISTA COFFEE HOUSE. COOPERS METALS. PRESERVED HEAD OF NOTARIS. COMPASS GROUP. 194 PIECES STRUCK FLINT. NEAR COMPLETE ANTLER. INNER ARC DOUBLE POSTHOLES. ASHY GREY FILLS. BLACK REDSTART. SERCO DOCKLANDS. DWARF ELDER. HANSON PREMIX CONCRETE BATCHING PLANT. SCRUB WILLOW. BULLRUSH. GIANT HOGWEED. RIVER IN CULVERTS. CAERNS WORKS OFFICE AND YARD. SACCHARUM WORKS. RIVERSIDE PLOTS. CARRIAGE CLEANING COMPOUND. RAILWAY YARD. YARROW. BURDOCK. WATERHOLE. FENNEL. FALCON PRINT DISTRIBUTION AND STORAGE. SHALLOW EARTHWORK. WATERFLEA EPHIPPIA. SAMIAN POTTERY. ENCLOSURE DITCH RING GULLIES. WALLIS RECOVERY. DIATOM FLORAS. DECORATED SAUCEPAN. FLOOD-PRONE MARSHES. ANGEL LANE BRIDGE"

No. 3: Pudding Mill Lane - Tilia tomentosa (Silver Lime)
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Upper Text: "OPEN MARSHLAND SCATTERING OF TREES. FRESHWATER RIVER. STONY BED AND SHORES. SEDGE WARBLER. BULL RUSHES. MAN-MADE CANALS AND CULVERTS. CLAY PIPE FRAGMENTS. THERMOTEC SERVICES. THREE CLOSE-TO-VERTICAL NEOLITHIC STAKES. MARSHGATE MILLS. ST THOMAS'S MILL DISTILLERY. BANKS OF PUDDING MILL RIVER. GREENGATE WORKS. GOOSEFOOTS. COMMON MALLOW. BEDROCK CRUSHING & RECYCLES MATERIALS. BOGBEAN. HAZEL & HAWTHORNE. RIFFLE BEETLE. CELESTIAL CHURCH OF GOD. FREETRADE BEERS AND MATERIALS. PERMANENT BALOON BARRAGE SITES. RAPID RESPONSE EUROPE. DISCOUNT BEDS DIRECT. DISCOUNT DOUBLE GLAZING. DISKTURN. TURNING CIRCLE. LEATHER SOLE FROM CHILD'S SHOE. FLOOD-PRONE MARSHES. EMBANKMENT. GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY. VIADUCTS AND BRIDGES. NETWORK RAIL INFRASTRUCTURE. ELECTRICITY PYLON AND SUBSTATION. SHERDS FROM SUGAR-LEAF MOULD. TUBULAR WATER DROPWORT. COPPER ALLOY BUTTON. ROMAN IRON NAIL. PARASITIC SPIDER. POLYPODY FERN. MARSH YARROW. BRITISH WATERWAYS BOARD. TOWING PATH. WORKED DEER ANTLER. DONACINE LEAF BEETLE. ROBERTONS GATEHOUSE. BEEWOLF. BRACKEN"

Lower Text: "NORTHERN OUTFALL SEWER. THE BIG STINK. LONDON ANALYTICAL AND TESTING LABORATORIES. PICKFORDS FILEBANK AND RECORDS MANAGEMENT. BOW PAPER WORKS. THOMAS MEESON'S LIME BURNING AND CEMENT WORKS. JOHN BARBER PIGDEALER & JOBBER. THREE ARCHES OF OLD BOW BRIDGE. NOMADA FUCATA. QUEEN MATILDE'S CAUSEWAY. HAWKBIT. CARPET CONTRACTS. PEG TILE. TAR AND TURPENTINE. BROOMS AND BRUSHES FROM BRISTLES OF LIVE PIGS. FOOLS PARSLEY. MILLED GUNPOWDER. FISH TRAPS. EEL. WATERWORKS RIVER. WILLIAM EDDINGTON'S BONE WORKS. OXTONGUE. OIL WORKS. THOMAS FRYE'S BOW PORCELAIN FACTORY. EARLY IRON AGE ESSEX WARE. CHINA FEVER NEW CANTON. RAM'S HORN SNAILS. BIGGERSTAFFE ROAD. MARSHGATE LANE, PEGGHOLE BRIDGE. PALMERS WAREHOUSE. OVERSEAS PLASTIC IMPORT. BENJAMIN ILES & CO COLOUR WORKS. CADDIS LARVAL CASES. CHAPEL TO ST KATHERINE. YARDLEY BOX FACTORY. BUDDLEJA. MAGNET AND BOW BRIDGE WHARVES. WASP SPIDER. STRATFORD-ATTE-BOW. ABBEY LANE GAS DEPOT. NEOLITHIC PRE-FORMED AXE. BREAKERS PREMISES JAPANESE SPARES. VETCH. BRANDED BURR-REED. KESSLERS INVESTMENT LTD"

No. 4: West Greenway - Fraxinus excelsior (Common Ash)
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Upper Text: "BIG YELLOW SELF STORAGE. BRONZE AGE SETTLEMENT. LEA VALLEY FLOODPLAIN. FLOATING PENNYWORT. TRAILER PARK. PREMIER PUMPS. TIMBER BUILT ROUND HOUSE. DACCA CASH & CARRY. OPEN FIELD AND MARSHLAND. COUCH GRASS. ISOLATED CREMATION BURIAL. NEAR COMPLETE CLINKER-BUILT BOAT. WANSTEAD WELDING. WROUGHT-IRON FRYING PAN. ENCLOSURE DITCHES OCCUPATION DEPOSITS. FIELD BINDWEED. PARK GALVANISING LTD. YELLOW IRIS. PORTACABINS. COMMON PIPPISTRELLE. CREEPING THISTLE. ROSE. PIGGERY TO THE NORTH OF DISTILLERY. BACON WAREHOUSES. PIGS FATTENED MILLED DISTILLED WASTE. YELLOW FACED BEE. OLD FORD PUMPING STATION. LOCK COTTAGES. SYCAMORE SAPLINGS. TANSY. NORTHERN OUTFALL SEWER. SLATE & PRINTING INK. LONDON POWER COMPANY. KNOB'S HILL ROAD. THORNTON FIELDS. WATTLE-LINED REVETTING. BREWERS WASTE MANAGEMENT. BURDOCK. MUGWORT. RAILWAY YARD. ROPE & TWINE SPINNER. CYCLE ROUTE. THE GREENWAY. SESTERTIUS ROMAN COIN. BOW GENERATING POWER STATION. IRON MEAT HOOK. FORMAN'S SMOKED SALMON. AGGREGATE PLANT AND STORAGE. R WHITES LEMONADE BOTTLE. CICONES UNDATUS"

Lower Text: "RIFLE BUCKET OF MOULDED CATTLE HIDE. COMPENSATION RESERVOIRS. WATER DROPWORTS. VOID GROUND AND MORASSES. PUDDING MILL RIVER. TALLOW & BONE WORKS. TH HARRIS & SONS SOAP. BANNER CHEMICALS. SCRAP YARD DROF UK. STINKING MAYWEED. TIMBER WHARFING. LEAD SPOON. ROVE BEETLE. VIPERS BUGLOSS. FLOOD-PRONE MARSHES. TWO WINDMILLS AND MALTHOUSE. BARBERS ROAD. FACILITY SOLUTIONS. HERON INDUSTRIAL ESTATE. VITRIFIED HEARTH LINING. TELECOMMUNICATIONS MAST. PALAEOCHANNEL NORTH-SOUTH. LONDON CURTAIN COMPANY. BLACK KNAPWEED. 1 DYE HOUSE LANE. WEEPING WILLOW. GRAIN TRAFFIC GREAT PLAQUE. EXHAUSTS UNLIMITED. TARRED HAIR AND TWO TIMBER PIECES. RAGWORT. RAIL FREIGHT. CARRIAGE CLEANING COMPOUND. ROMAN RIVER CROSSING POINT. HERRINGBONE FLOOR OPUS SPICATUM. LEA OLD FORD. HEADBRIGHT LTD. CAPRICORN FASHIONS. BOW BACK RIVERS. TIDAL WATERCOURSES. KINGFISHER NEST SITES. QUEEN MARY FACILITY FOR ENGINEERING. PUDDING MILL LANE. PRISM CHEMICALS. VANSTONE WOODCHIPS. NOCTILE BAT. WORM EATEN ELM. EASTERN COUNTIES RAILWAY. BOW MARSH. MARSHGATE LANE. NOBSHILL WATER MILL"

No. 5: Sweetwater - Corylus colurna (Turkish Hazel)
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Upper Text: "COMMON-MOUSE EAR. BANK OF RIVER LEA. DRAINAGE DITCHES. MEADOW FIELD. QUICKMARSH LIMITED. POLLARDED POPLAR. RECLAIMED MARSHLAND. ACCESS ROAD AND VERGE. BESTWAY CASH & CARRY. YOUNG WILLOW YOUNG CHERRY. EAST LONDON WATERWORKS. PUTRID EELS IN IRON PIPES. UNFILTERED UNCLEAN WATER. CRIMINALLY NEGLIGENT COMPANY CLOSURE. 6,000 DEATHS FROM CHOLERA. INFILLED RESERVOIR CAPPED WITH SOIL. ALDER. PLANTAIN YARROW. CLARNICO WORKS. DANDELION AND CLOVER. KINGS YARD FACTORY. FORZA FURNITURE AND FORECOURT. FOUR MATURE CRACK WILLOW TREES. RAPE. LAST DYE WORKS. FLYING BOMBS. BOMB DAMAGE. DAMAGE MAPS. TASK SYSTEMS WAREHOUSE. PREHISTORIC SETTLEMENT. STORE ROOM PART OF GARDEN. OLD FORD LOCK HOUSES. LEE NAVIGATION CANAL. RIVER LEA BOARD OF TRUSTEES. WATER FILTER BEDS. HACKNEY CUT. JAPANESE KNOTWEED. NEWSFAX INTERNATIONAL. SUPREME CRAB COMPANY. CROWN WHARF. LARGE TRIANGULAR RESERVOIR. KINGFISHER NEST SITES. SCENTLESS MAYWEED. BOW INDUSTRIAL ESTATE. TREE PRESERVATION ORDERS. OLD FORD AND HACKNEY MEADOW. CHERRY BRIAR AND FOOTPATH. CLARKE, NICHOLL & COMBES LTD"

Lower text: "CAPITAL VENEER COMPANY. SONGTHRUSH. NICHOLLS & CLARKE GLASS. AKZO NOBEL DECORATIVE COATINGS. ROYAL OPERA HOUSE COVENT GARDEN LTD. COOTS AND MOORHENS. DRAGONFLIES. CARLTON SHOWS. BOOTS AND FEDEX DEPOT. BUNZL OUTSOURCING SERVICES. CINQUEFOIL. BRAMBLE. CITY ELECTRICAL FACTORS. BUILDBASE LTD. COMMON PIPPISTRELLE BATS. TRUSTEES OF BARNARDOS. BOW MARSH. MUGWORT. LOCK COTTAGES. GRAND UNION CANAL. PRESERVATION AND IMPROVEMENT OF NAVIGATION. BARGES FULL OF FURNITURE. HACKNEY WATERWORKS. BYRON AND BYRON. VICTORIA WHARF. GUELDER HOUSE. HAWKSBEARD. REDSHANK. CAVERSHAM FINANCE. VAN LAUREN IMPORTS. GRASSED AREA. INDUSTRIAL ZONE. CARPENTERS ROAD. RIVERSIDE HOUSE WAREHOUSE AND CAR PARK. ELECTRICITY SUBSTATION. FLOATING PENNYWORT. LEARAY TRADING COMPANY. DOMESTIC WASTE REFUSE. CREMATION BURIALS. LANDSCAPED AREAS. TRAVERS SMITH BRAITHWAITE. ROWAN. HORNBEAM. BRAMBLES. YOMEURI EUROPE LIMITED. UNIT 29. CROWN DECORATORS CENTRE. CARPENTERS BUSINESS PARK. OVERGROWN AND WOODED EMBANKMENT. SHEPHERD'S PURSE. IVY UNDER TREES. UMBELLIFER. DPS PRINT SOLUTIONS. IVY"

Trees in the North Park
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No. 6: Copper Box Arena - Corylus colurna (Turkish Hazel)
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Upper Text: "Upper text: HACKENT BROOK LEA VALLEY. GRASSED VERGE TO FACTORY. WAREHOUSE KNOWN AS CORBYNS. TWO LEYLAND CYPRESS TREES. ARCTIC BED DEPOSITS. OSMAN SHEEPSKIN WEAR. FORMER ALLOTMANT GARDENS. POPLAR PALLETS. COMMON NETTLE. SCARLET PIMPERNELL. HOP. UNAUTHORISED RIVER DIVERSIONS. MILL OWNERS RIGHTS REVOKED. EASTWAY TRAFFIC ISLAND. BUTTRESS TO BRIDGE. BUDDLEJA SCRUB. ETON MANOR ROWING CLUB. CARPENTERS ROAD. CLUB SANGEAT. SINGLE PALEOLITHIC AXE. SCAFFOLDERS YARDS AND OFFICES. REFINERY FOR TAR AND SHALES. PETROL DEVELOPED BY CARLESS. EASTERN COUNTIES RAILWAY. ARTHUR GREEN AND THE ATLAS WORKS. YELLOW DYE STUFF PRIMULENE. WIKE MEADOW. BITTERSWEET. NEW WAGON SHOPS. SMALL REPAIR DEPOT. BULLY FEN. WORKMANS CAFE. GLEBE ACRE. TIMOTHY MUSK. GOLDEN HOUSE. FIREPLACE RECLAIMATION YARD. OIL SEED RAPE. READ DEAD NETTLE. BRITTANIA WORKS. FOUR MATURE APPLE TREES. UMBELLIFER. ADSIZ LIMITED"

Lower Text: READY-MADE KEBABS FACTORY. BUDDLEJA. BOW BACK RIVERS. GROUND RAISINS. COMPETING MILLERS AND NAVIGATORS. RIVER LEA BOARD OF TRUSTES. BINDWEED. COUNTRY'S LARGEST CONFECTIONERS. CLARNICO SWEET FACTORY. CHAMICAL LABORATORY. RIVER BOURNE TRADE WHEAT AND MALT. MERGED MANORS. MUGWORT. COMMISSION OF SEWERS. WASP SPIDER. THE HACKNET CUT. FLY HONEYSUCKLE. COSY CAFE. AUCTION ROOMS. LOCOMOTIVES ROLLING STOCK. ACHILLE SERRE. RIBBON DYER. SOLVENT DRY-CLEANING. HOUSE SPARROWS. PRINTIN WORKS. LINNET. THERMOPLASTIC. WORLD'S FIRST TRUE SYNTHETIC PLASTIC. HIGHLY INFLAMMABLE PARKESINE PRONE TO CRACKING. PADDOCKS AND PUBLIC ROAD. AA SALVAGE AND PARTS. OLD COAL SHOP DAINTRY STREET. ETON MANOR BOYS CLUB. KOKONUT GROOVE NITE CLUB. ARENA FIELD. BOAT HOUSE. LONDON ESSEX FORK TRUCKS. CONEHEAD CRICKET. LINE OF EASTWAY. HACKNEY WIKE MANOR. LONDON LIGHTERMEN. WATERLOGGED MARSHLAND"

No. 7: Here East - Quercus palustris (Pin oak)
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Upper Text: ""ANGELICA. EASTWAY COMMERCIAL CENTRE. TWO YOUNG ASH TREES. HILALAYAN BALSAM. HOO HING CASH & CARRY. FIELD MAPLE. HACKNEY WICK GREYHOUND STADIUM. SPEEDWAY RACES. PEACOCK BUTTERFLY. EASTWAY PUBLIC FOOTWAY. SOW THISTLE. MUGWORT. LESNEY MATCHBOX TOY FACTORY. LEE NAVIGATION-HACKNEY CUT. MANUFACTURE OF BONE BUTTONS. BREEDING BIRDS. FORAGING BATS. LUCKY WHOLESALE. CAMERON CAR WASH. RIBWORT PLANTAIN. JAPANESE KNOTWEED. LEE VALLEY PATHWAY. WATERDEN CRESCENT. CARAVAN SITE. AREA OF GIANT HOGWEED. TRANSPORT DEPOTS. FURNITURE FACTORY. COUCH GRASS. BED AND BANK OF RIVER LEA. RINGWAY LIMITED. MARSH VIEW. WHITEBEAM. CLOTH & SHOE WORKS. TEMPLE MILLS ROAD. EAST CROSS ROUTE SLIPROAD. FEW ASH AND CHERRY TREES. YELLOW FACED BEE. HACKNEY BUS DEPOT. CHURCH HALL. SYCAMORE SUCKERS. CLEAVERS MALLOW. GREYHOUND RACING. THISTLE BINDWEED. WORKSHOPS AND GARAGES. COCKS-FOOT. GUELDER ROSE. PLANT HIRE. ROUGH LAND. GRASSED AREAS. WASP SPIDER. MORRIS FIELD. COMMON NETTLE. KINGSWAY INTERNATIONAL CHRISTIAN CENTRE CAR PARK. ARENA FIELD RECREATION GROUND. BRISTLY OXTONGUE. PIG"

Lower Text: "HINGLEY MEATS. POLARWAN MEAT. BRANBLE. SCRUBLAND AND PATH. CABINET WORKS. OXYGEN AND ACETYLENE GAS FACTORY. LEA MILL. MEAT EXTRACT WORKS. COMMON LIZARDS. PERENNIAL WALL ROCKET. TIMBER YARD. WILLOW SCRUB. STAGECOACH EAST LONDON. HEDGE MUSTARD. HONEYSUCKLE. ADVERTISING HOARDING. RAGWORT. PALLET SERVICES. HOUSE SPARROW. HAWKBIT. ALLOTMENT GARDENS. ELDER. HAZEL. ORIENTAL FOODS. ONE YOUNG OAK TREE. LONDON STADIUM HACKNEY LIMITED. LINNET. DISUSED BUILDINGS RAMP TO BRIDGE. OIL SEED RAPE. BOC GASES & TRADEQUIPMENT. RED DEAD NETTLE. VINCI PLC. OVERGROWN LAND. HARD STANDING FORECOURTS. LOND-WINDED CONEHEAD. HACKNEY WICK WOLVES. MUSK AND YARROW. HAWKBIT. HACKNEY HAWKS. FINBAR KELLEHER PLANT HIRE. BRITISH SPEEDWAY GRANDPRIX. LONDON LIONS. HACKNEY KESTRELS. T-MOBILE LTD. NOMADA FUCATA. PEAR TREE. HAWTHORN. CAR BOOT SALE. LAMMAS LAND. GREY WAGTAIL. PARK COMMUNICATIONS LIMITED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS MAST. BURDOCK. BEECH. SOLITARY BEE. FIRST BUS DEPOT. TREE TRUNKS BORED AS WATER PIPES. MUSK MALLOW. REPTILE POTENTIAL. HAZEL. CINDER"

No. 8: Eton Manor - Tilia europaea (Common lime)
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Upper Text: "FIVE ENAMELLED VESSELS. THREE YOUNG DEAD ASHES. LEAD SHEET. TOADFLAX BROCADE MOTH. ETON MANOR SPORTS GROUND. RAGWORT. CALICO-PRINTING WORKS. EASTWAY PUBLIC PATH. DOUBLE ROW OF TIMBER PILES. TWO DYE HOUSES. SUNKEN BRICK LINED FEATURE. BRICK FURNACE. FENNEL. SMALL PEWTER TIN CONTAINER. SLATE PENCIL. FOOTBRIDGE OVER RIVER LEA. FOUR SUNKEN WOODEN BARRELS. ROBBER TRENCHES. BONE DISC. CREEPING THISTLE. PRINTING HOUSE. MILL HOUSE. MADDER HOUSE. EXTENSIVE BLEACHING GROUNDS. STRIP OF SILK STITCHED EDGE. ETON MANOR MISSION. CHIN WAG MAGAZINE. CLAY TOBACCO PIPES. OVERGROWN VERGE. WICK FIELD. COMMON COMFREY. GINGER BEER AND INK BOTTLES. COARSE RED EARTHENWARES. SILTY CLAY DEPOSITS. MILL AND METAL WORKING FURNACE. EMBANKMENT. QUARTERMILE LANE. BYWATERS DEPOT. DANDELION. BROWN-BANDED CARDER BUMBLE BEE. TEMPLAR KNIGHTS TRACT OF MARSH AND MEADOW. TUMBLING BAY STREAM. BURIED LANDSCAPE. KEMPTON PARK GRAVELS. MOSAIC OF ISLANDS AND CHANNELS. WESTHAM WATER COMPANY. ALDER. FLOODPLAIN. DUNG BEETLES. SOW THISTLES. BODY OF DROWNED CHILD IN TUMBLING BAY STREAM. PEAT"

Lower Text: "CAULDRON COLANDER FLOWERPOTS. TEMPLE MILLS ROAD. STREET SWEEPINGS. GB MACKS SKIP DEPOT. CONTROLLED TIPPING. REFUSE DUMP. DUST SHOOT. WASTE PAPER. SAUSAGE SKIN DEALERS. CARBONIC PAPER MAKING. COPPER ALLOY COIN. CLINKER AND CHARCOAL. CREEPING CINQUEFOIL. CHANGING ROOMS. UNMANAGED GRASSES. FLOOD RELIEF. OSIER HOPE. CUTLER'S MEAD. BROADLEAVED PLANTATION. WOODWORM BEETLES AND WEEVLES. WILD FOWLING. BRAMBLE. SCRUB. GEORGE III HALFPENNY. ESSEX EARLY MEDIEVAL WARE. BUCKETS. FLAT BOTTOMED BARGE. ALDER CATKINS. SAXON ALLUVIAL DEPOSITS. CELERY-LEAFED CROWFOOTS. ELECTRICITY PYLON. CORONATION SOUVENIR CUP. IRON FORK WITH BONE HANDLE. ENAMELLED KEROSENE LAMP. SAWN CATTLE BONE. MANUFACTURE OF BUTTONS. BURIED OLYMPIC RUNNING TRACK. TEMPLE MILLS LANE. TWO PALEOLITHIC HAND AXES. WORLD WAR TWO MEMORIALS. ROMAN BURIAL VAULT. COINS CAESAR TO CONSTANTINE. EAST LONDON WATERWORKS. TEMPLE MILLS STREAM. YELLOW-FACED BEE. SONGTHRUSH AND STARLINGS. JAPANESE KNOTWEED. JET BEAD. OVAL LOCKET. GRANITE KERB STONES. ORANGE FABRIC. FRAGMENTS OF MOLLUSC SHELL"

No. 9: Chobham Manor - Quercus palustris (Pin Oak)
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Upper Text: "EASTWAY CYCLE CIRCUIT. FOUR TREES OF HEAVEN. LEA VALLEY CAMP SITE. TEMPLE MILLS LANE. RIVER LEA FLOODPLAIN. CRABTREE COURT. HAZEL. SMITHIES COURT. TRAVELLERS SITE. SPEAR THISTLE. COUCH GRASS. HENNIKERS DITCH. OAK. DORSET WAY FOOTPATH. FLINT DEBITAGE. FORAGING BATS. CREEPING CINQUEFOIL. PARK VILLAGE HOUSING ESTATE. CORSICAN PINE. PYLON. POPLAR. COCK'S FOOT. DOCK. TWO TOWER BLOCKS. SUNKEN RAILWAY. GERANIUM. ALLUVIUM. COOPER COURT. STONE STRUCTURES. KNOTGRASS. ARTIFICIAL CHANNELS. FAT HEN WEED. BARRIER AND GATEHOUSE. DOG ON GATE POST. SCRAP METAL YARD. NELOTHIC POTTERY. LONDON ROCKET. SCRUB AND BRAMBLE. DRAPERS FIELD. STAR CARS. SYCAMORE SUCKERS. SAND BARS. CASTLE PUBLIC HOUSE. PREHISTORIC RIVER. ASH. BREEDING BIRDS. NEWHAM CENTRE RECREATION GROUND. HOLT COURT. ROUNDWOOD TIMBERS. WILLOWHERB. BANKING ASH. BICYCLE STORAGE. DISUSED SPORTS CENTRE. BEECH. CHANNEL TUNNEL LINK. RIBWORT PLANTAIN. MAJOR ROAD GARAGES. HENRIETTA STREET. CARAVAN. JAYMAR FREIGHT. WILD ROSE. MARGINAL BACKWATER ENVIRONMENT. UMBELLIFER. TRAFFORD CLOSE. WORKFRAME LTD. BURDOCK AND DANDELION"

Lower Text: "POND. AMPHIBIOUS BISTORT. SILTED UP DITCH. WELLS. CESSPITS. DANDELION. ISOTOPE OF THORIUM. CANADIAN FLEABANE. ANIMAL REMAINS INCLUDING HORSE. HOLOCENE FLUVIAL SAND AND GRAVEL. VICTORIAN WALLS. CHRIST CHURCH. RED DEAD NETTLE. ORGANIC CLAYS AND PEAT. RIVETED IRON AND STEEL PLATE GIRDERS. REDSHANK. WORKFRAME LTD. CHOBHAM FARM CONTAINER DEPOT. PUMPING STATION COMPOUND. WEST HAM LANDFILL TIP. DEAD ELM. TEMPLARS HOUSE. HAWTHORN. TWEEDALE COURTS. PARAPET WALLS. DARK ENGINEERING BRICK. TAYLOR COURT. CONTINENTAL RAILWAYS. OXTONGUE. JAYMAR FREIGHT. ROTAWISE PRINTING. BAMFORD COURT. BROOK COURT. GROUND RAISING. BINDWEED. SKANSKA CONSTRUCTION LTD. POTTERS DITCH. HAWTHORN. TS ELECTRICAL SERVICES. RAIL LINK ENGINEERING CONSORTIUM. YARROW. SAMUEL CLAY FERTILISER MANUFACTURE. ENGLISH BOND BRICK. RIDGE AND FURROW FEATURES. MARSHY GRASS. DIEBELIUS BUILDERS. CHANNELSEA RIVER. CLAY & LEVESLEY ARTIFICIAL MANURE WORKS. SHEDS AND ALLOTMENT GARDENS. WYCLIFFE ROAD. CLAY'S LANE HOUSING COOPERATIVE. FIELD MAPLE SAPLINGS. PLEISTOCENE RIVER TERRACE GRAVEL. CLAY'S LANE COMMUNITY CENTRE"

No. 10: Timber Lodge - Quercus cerris (Turkey oak)
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Upper Text: "PURPLE-LOOSESTRIFE. CHOBHAMS MANOR. ROMNEY HUT FOUNDATION SLAB. RIVER LEA. SANDMARTINS. MANOR GARDEN ALLOTMENTS. PILLBOXES USED AS POTTING SHEDS. ANCIENT PARISH OF WEST HAM. LOW-LYING PASTURE. TUMBLING FLOWER BEETLE. JOHN DE SUTTON OF WIVENHOE. BULLY POINT POND. GRASS SNAKE. RANK GRASS. STICTOPLEURUS. TEASEL. BLADDER CAMPION. RECLAIMED MARSHLAND. BARON HENNIKER OF WICKLOW. LEATHER MILL. CUTTERS MILLS. TODD MEAT-TRADING COMPANY. CRACK WILLOW WHITE WILLOW. COLD STORE. UNIFORM PARCELS OF LAND. MEDIEVAL MOAT REMAINS. AQUATIC VEGETATION. WATER LILLY. POND WEEDS. EXOTIC FOODS. COCKSFOOT. CREEPING THISTLE. QUALITY KEBAB. DANISH MARAUDERS ON GROUNDED VESSELS. RELIANCE EMPLOYMENT. AGRICULTURE FURROWS AND RIDGES. HAWTHORN. KING ALFRED. CHANNELSEA RIVER. CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING GROUND. DEPOSITS SEALED IN TRENCHES. WOODEN EMBANKMENT. MEDIEVAL STONE SARCOPHAGUS. PLAYING FIELDS. GAS STORE. MEADS INDUSTRIAL ESTATE. SWALLOW FOODS. KINGFISHERS. DRAINAGE DITCHES. BROME. PRINCE RUPERT EXPERIMENTAL FOUNDRY. TOUGHENED BRONZE. COMMON FLEABANE. TANSY"

Lower Text: "SCATTERED BRAMBLE SCRUB. OVERHEAD TRANSMISSION LINES. SOUTHERN GUN PLATFORM. LARGE BRICKFIELD NORTH OF CHOBHAM. CARIBBEAN FOODS LONDON. THE GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY. SIDINGS WORKS. SEMI-MATURE ROBINIA. ELECTRICAL TRANSMISSION TOWER. HOB-NAIL BOOT IMPRINTS. YORKSHIRE FOG. COMMON LIZARD. THOMAS DE CHOBHAM. FALSE OAT GRASS. ABBOTS SHOOTS ALLOTMENTS. YELLOW-FLAG IRIS. LOW-LYING GRAVEL. SOPRANO PIPISTRELLE. WATER FORGET-ME-NOT. MEDIEVAL SWORD. MUGWORT. BIRDSFOOT TREFOIL. MILLSTREAM. KIM SON LIMITED. GRASSED AMENITY AREA. HOP GROUND. LOGWOOD GUNPOWDER AND CUTTER'S MILLS. RADAR STATION AND STORAGE COMPOUND. MILL WORKING BRASS TIN AND LEAD SHEETS. PUMPING STATION. H SMITH MEAT & POULTRY. BOFOR GUNSITE. FIELD MAPLE. SILVER BIRCH. ARIA FOODS. DEFENCE OF LONDON. INNER ARTILLERY ZONE. ZE21 HEAVY ANTI-AIRCRAFT GUN EMPLACEMENT. TINY FROGS AND TOADS. CORDITE ROOM, JOHN DE PRESTON. HELMET CREST FRAGMENT. SPURT PADLOCK AND THREE COINS. TURKEY OAK. COW PARSLEY. EUROCROSS FROZEN FISH. HOUSE SPARROW. WINGS SEAFOOD LIMITED. GER HIGH MEADS LOOP"