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The world famous Sycamore Gap tree may regrow after being felled in a shocking act of vandalism, but it will take years to reach any height and is unlikely to be as “statuesque” as before.

The sycamore, which was in the 1991 Kevin Costner hit Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, was one of the world’s most photographed trees. People had got engaged under it, loved-ones’ ashes were scattered at its base, but the 108ft tree next to Hadrian’s Wall in Northumberland was felled overnight on Wednesday. `Mark and Pete investigate
The world famous Sycamore Gap tree may regrow after being felled in a shocking act of vandalism, but it will take years to reach any height and is unlikely to be as “statuesque” as before. The sycamore, which was in the 1991 Kevin Costner hit Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, was one of the world’s most photographed trees. People had got engaged under it, loved-ones’ ashes were scattered at its base, but the 108ft tree next to Hadrian’s Wall in Northumberland was felled overnight on Wednesday. `Mark and Pete investigate read more read less

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