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Title:Coombe Royal
Summary:The successful culturing of citrus fruits at Coombe Royal is believed to be unusual. The fruitfulness of trees around the rest of England cannot be equalled. The Citron trees often produce very sizeable fruits, with several having measured 17, 18, and even 19 inches in circumference. In 1859-60 a harsh winter affected the fruits, for the first time, where a Bergamot Lemon was killed. The recesses are all 11 feet high, but vary in width. There are eight in total, and these are occupied by Lemon, Bergamot, Citron, Seville Orange, Shaddock, Orange, Lime, and Mandarin Orange.

Associated Monuments (2)

MDV51255Citrus Wall at Combe Royal, Churchstow (Building)
MDV51256Garden at Combe Royal, Churchstow (Monument)