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also enquired, without

(details, printed orientation)
plate facing H. Cecil Moore. “Battle Field Oak, or Gospel Oak, and Blue mantle Cottages.”
in First Field Meeting, Tuesday, May 19th, 1896. Croft Ambrey Camp, Aymestry, and Mortimer’s Cross.
Transactions of the Woolhope Naturalists’ Field Club. 1895, 1896, 1897. (December, 1898) : 140
NYPL copy, digitized October 18, 2007
poor scan (Harvard) copy, opens to same image at hathitrust

“This oak tree being a boundary tree of the four parishes of Kingsland, Lucton, Aymestry, and Shobdon, may also be called a ‘Gospel Oak.’ No doubt portions of the Gospels and Psalms have been read under its boughs when the Parishes went ‘beating the bounds.’

“The accompanying representation of the Battle Field Oak is taken from the south-west aspect. It is reproduced by permission from a photograph by Mr. Went, of Wigmore...

“I have also enquired, without any success...“

storm-driven birds like far-wandering migrants       36
still wander through certain parts       70
how little they have entered into the charm of a vast forest until they wander for hours       73
But in wandering through the New Forest, it has often pained me       74

28 March 2017

birds; trees; wandering; Woolhope Naturalist’s Field Club