Monthly Archive for: ‘October, 2014’

The Plot Elm

Ancient Plot elms at Dry Doddington, near Grantham

Of the many forms of elm once to be encountered in rural England – most of them now rendered all the more anonymous by the loss of all mature specimens – the Plot elm is perhaps the most intriguing. The questions which arise in connection with it are these: what is it; where did it come from, and how did …

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