Re: Bowthorpe Oak
Hethel Old Thorn
Map reference: TG 171 005 (OS Landranger 134)
Description: NWT Hethel Old Thorn lies in a tranquil setting at the edge of a tiny south Norfolk village, nestling beside the church and its peaceful churchyard. A thirteenth century hawthorn Crataegus monogyna.
Directions: NWT Hethel Old Thorn is 10km south west of Norwich. Leave Norwich on the B1113 road to New Buckenham. Turn right into Hethel and head for the church. Limited parking is available on the verge near the church.
What to look for: 700 year-old NWT Hethel Old Thorn is the oldest hawthorn on record in East Anglia.
Its one of the Norfolk Widlife trusts sites (above info taken from their site)