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Dendrochronology (tree-ring dating) professionally applied to provide precise calendar year dates for live trees, wooden artefacts and historic building timbers. Tree-Ring Services is one of Britain's leading independent dendrochronology laboratories, combining affordable analysis with cutting-edge research. Our professional services include:

Dating of trees & hedges

Dating of archaeological timbers

Dating of period buildings

Climate analysis & other research

Dendrochronology or tree-ring dating is the scientific method of dating using the annual nature of tree growth in suitable tree species. Dendrochronology allows the exact calendar year in which each tree rings was formed to be established enabling the precise dating of trees and timbers. We undertake both private and commercial commissions in dendrochronology throughout the UK:

Waxham Barn – Norfolk

Client: English Heritage

Lime trees – London

Client: Hampton Court Palace

Parham House – W Sussex

Client: Past for Everyone

Subfossil Neolithic pine – Scotland

Client: Headland Archaeology

Most previous reports are available for purchase and these are listed on the Building page. The Tree-Ring Services web-site provides further information on our services and dendrochronology and dendroclimatology research. Contact us for FREE advice or a quote. Some of our more recent reports are listed below:

The Priory, Hinton St George, Somerset

Moir, A K, 2014 Dendrochronological analysis of oak timbers from The Priory, Hinton St George, Somerset, England, Tree-Ring Services, Dendro Rep, TAPH/05/14

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Old Farm, Dale Hill, Ticehurst, East Sussex

Moir, A K, 2014 Dendrochronological analysis of oak timbers from Old Farm, Dale Hill, Ticehurst, East Sussex, England, Tree-Ring Services, Dendro Rep, TNOF/18/14

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Marston Mill, Jeffries Lane, Frome, Somerset

Moir, A K, 2014 Dendrochronological analysis of oak timbers from Marston Mill, Jeffries Lane, Frome, Somerset, England, Tree-Ring Services, Dendro Rep, BAMM/17/14

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Littleton Farm House, Littleton Lane, Guildford, Surrey

Moir, A K, 2014 Dendrochronological analysis of oak timbers from Littleton Farm House, Littleton Lane, Guildford, Surrey, England, Tree-Ring Services, Dendro Rep, GULH/16/14

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Brotherhood Hall, Church Street, Steyning, West Sussex

Moir, A K, 2014 Dendrochronological analysis of oak timbers from Brotherhood Hall, Church Street, Steyning, West Sussex, England, Tree-Ring Services, Dendro Rep, SYBH/15/14

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Benchmark Cottage, Rookery Lane, Marchamley, Shropshire

Moir, A K, 2014 Dendrochronological analysis of oak timbers from Benchmark Cottage, Rookery Lane, Marchamley, Shropshire, England, Tree-Ring Services, Dendro Rep, SYBC/14/14

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38 and 40 South Street, Dorking, Surrey

Moir, A K, 2014 Dendrochronological analysis of oak timbers from 38 and 40 South Street, Dorking, Surrey, England, Tree-Ring Services, Dendro Rep, RHSS/04/14

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Beech Trees at Monks Walk, Welwyn Garden City, Herefordshire

Moir, A K, 2014 Dendrochronological analysis of Beech Trees at Monks Walk, Welwyn Garden City, Herefordshire, England, Tree-Ring Services, Dendro Rep, ALMW/13/14

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Oak tree at The Garth, New Chapel Road, Lingfield, Surrey

Moir, A K, 2014 Dendrochronological analysis of an oak tree at The Garth, New Chapel Road, Lingfield, Surrey, England, Tree-Ring Services, Dendro Rep, RHTG/11/14

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Horse Chestnut Tree in the Grounds of the Fairlawne Estate, Shipbourne, Tonbridge, Kent

Moir, A K, 2014 Horse Chestnut Tree in the Grounds of the Fairlawne Estate, Shipbourne, Tonbridge, Kent, Tree-Ring Services, Dendro Rep, TNHC/12/14

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Priory House, Greenhill, Sherborne, Dorset

Moir, A K, 2013 Dendrochronological analysis of oak timbers from the Priory House, Greenhill, Sherborne, Dorset, England, Tree-Ring Services, Dendro Rep, DTPH/21/13

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Honeysuckle Cottage, New Pound, Wisborough Green, West Sussex

Moir, A K, 2013 Dendrochronological analysis of oak timbers from Honeysuckle Cottage, New Pound, Wisborough Green, West Sussex, England, Tree-Ring Services, Dendro Rep, RGHC/24/13

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22-26 Front Road, Woodchurch, Kent

Moir, A K, 2013 Dendrochronological analysis of oak timbers from 22-26 Front Road, Woodchurch, Kent, England, Tree-Ring Services, Dendro Rep, TNFR/22/13

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15 The Causeway, Horsham, West Sussex

Moir, A K, 2013 Dendrochronological analysis of oak timbers from 15 The Causeway, Horsham, West Sussex, England, Tree-Ring Services, Dendro Rep, RHBC/20/13

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102-3 Northbrook Street, Newbury, Berkshire

Moir, A K, 2013 Dendrochronological analysis of oak timbers from 102-3 Northbrook Street, Newbury, Berkshire, England, Tree-Ring Services, Dendro Rep, RGNB/23/13

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Buildings we date by dendrochronology are generally also published in Vernacular Architecture and summaries of the typographic features are available from the Building Archaeological Research Database (BARD).

For further information, please find below a leaflet and two example reports for down load. One on sampling of live trees on the Ancient Oak at Lullingstone Park and one on dating a timber-frame building at The Rock Inn, Chiddingstone.

Lullingstone Tree-Ring Report  The Rock Inn Tree-Ring Report  Tree-Ring Services leaflet (PDF file)

Please CLICK HERE for further information.


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