Lower Sharpham Barton Community Orchard
Old and new grow side by side
Lower Sharpham Barton Community Orchard is an historic orchard in 2 plots (old and new) with historic maps dating from 1880. The old orchard has consistently had trees growing there for over 100 years. The new plot has 50 trees and guards which were planted between 2013-15.
Some volunteers include adults with learning difficulties the Robert Owen Community and international students from Ambios Ltd. who are the farm tenants on the Sharpham Estate.
- Size of site : 1.48 Ha
- Parish :
- Number of trees : 62
- Age trees at 2015 : 1-25 years
- Lower Sharpham Barton Community Orchard
- Jack Skuse