|Grid reference||ST 17749 76742|
|Common name||Highclere holly|
|Status||GB Champion 2013|
|Height||16M December 2015|
|Girth||170cm December 2015|
This tree is north west of the Blackfriars site. (Immediately south of it is another of the same type which has multiple stems.)
General tree description
Ilex x altaclerensis 'Nigrescens', Highclere holly, is a cross between I. aquifolium and I. perado. It grows to around 10 metres tall and has broad glossy leaves with no spines or with a small number of sharp teeth. As a male holly it produces no fruits.