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placename:- King Oak
locality:- Irton
parish Irton with Santon parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
tree; oak
coordinates:- NY1000
10Km square:- NY10

1Km square NY1000

Henry VI is said to have sheltered under the tree, 1464, as villagers would not give him shelter in their homes.
Bradshaw, Amy: 1991 (after): Ancient Interesting and Unusual Trees of Cumbria: Cumbria Broadleaves (Bowness on Windermere, Cumbria):: ISBN 0 9524961 0 0

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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