Disease killing 'Europe's oldest' elm tree

What is believed to be Europe's oldest elm tree has succumbed to Dutch Elm Disease and is dying, say experts.

The wych elm at Beauly in the Highlands is almost 800 years old, with references to the tree found in records going back to medieval times.

Historic Environment Scotland (HES) has laser-scanned the elm as part of work to document ancient Scottish trees.

HES has previously used the technology to create digital images of historic buildings.

The tree is at Beauly Priory, which was built for monks of the Valliscaulian order.

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