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Removing the Sycamore Tree

Removing the Sycamore Tree

Removing the Sycamore Tree – anger and tears when cut down 

Work starts as part of a “complex and difficult” operation to remove the Sycamore Gap tree from Hadrian’s Wall.  This after tree felled in an act of vandalism.

The National Trust said workers to use chainsaws to remove branches ahead of the removal of the historic attraction.

Damage to Hadrian’s Wall found after the world-famous Sycamore Gap tree felled beside it, Historic England said. The Northumberland landmark chopped down one week ago and has since lain on part of the 73-mile (118km) wall.

Tears shed and anger spread across the nation when discovered.

It is reported furious Northumbrians convinced that the iconic Sycamore Gap tree chopped down by someone holding a grudge against the National Trust.


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