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Newtons Apple, Woolsthorpe Manor, Lincolnshire


by Brian Muelaner

Newton’s apple

Location: Lincolnshire NG33 5PD

Region: Midlands

Grid Ref: SK924244

Owner / Manager: National Trust

Access: Access subject to National Trust opening arrangements

Isaac Newton was born at Woolsthorpe Manor, a modest farmhouse, in 1652, and from his bedroom window you can still see the apple tree that famously inspired his thinking on gravity. The tree, a rare Flower of Kent variety which is now over 350 years old, blew down in a storm in the 19th century, but re-rooted itself and still produces apples.

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