Branches from tree - believed to be tallest in Cambridgeshire - come crashing down at Elgoods Brewery, Wisbech, as Storm Doris continues its path of destruction

The remnants of the ancient sycamore tree in the Elgoods Brewery - believed to be the tallest in Cam

The remnants of the ancient sycamore tree in the Elgoods Brewery - believed to be the tallest in Cambridgeshire - after it was battered by Storm Doris today (February 23). PHOTO: Elgoods Brewery - Credit: Archant

Storm Doris has caused yet more carnage in Fenland - this time destroying a tree believed to be the biggest in Cambridgeshire.

Staff at Elgoods Brewery in Wisbech will be faced with a big clean-up operation after Storm Doris da

Staff at Elgoods Brewery in Wisbech will be faced with a big clean-up operation after Storm Doris damaged its ancient sycamore tree. PHOTO: Elgoods Brewery - Credit: Archant

Branches of an ancient sycamore tree in the gardens of the Elgoods Brewery in Wisbech were sent flying this morning (February 23) thanks to the high winds that have ravaged East Anglia.

Staff at the brewery believed the tree to be the tallest in the county - possibly in the country - as it used to stand at a whopping 24 metres, or 78 feet.

What the sycamore tree in the Elgoods Brewery garden in Wisbech used to look like. PHOTO: Elgoods Br

What the sycamore tree in the Elgoods Brewery garden in Wisbech used to look like. PHOTO: Elgoods Brewery - Credit: Archant

It may not hold that title now, however, as several of its huge branches lay scattered across the brewery’s garden, awaiting removal.


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