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HER Number:MDV117964
Name:King John's Oak, Woodend Park, Shute


King John's Oak has stood in the grounds of what was once a medieval deer park for more than 800 years.


Grid Reference:SY 240 973
Map Sheet:SY29NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishShute
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHUTE

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • TREE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

King John's Oak marked.

Woodland Trust, 2016, England's Tree of the Year (Website). SDV359944.

King John's Oak, which is more than 800 years old, stands in a medieval deer park in Shute. It is one of the ten finalists in England's Tree of the Year 2016.

Ordnance Survey, 2016, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359352.

King John's Oak marked.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV359352Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #3670 ]
SDV359944Website: Woodland Trust. 2016. England's Tree of the Year. https://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/visiting-woods/tree-of-the-year/england/. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV19792Related to: Shute Deerpark (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Dec 15 2016 9:04AM