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Viewing website implies consent to set cookies on your computer. Full details Swaledale and Arkengarthdale Archaeology Group
Registered Charitable Incorporated Organisation Number 1155775
SWAAG Honorary President:
Tim Laurie FSA

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 269
 Date Entered 06/08/2011
 Updated on 12/11/2011
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Tree Site Record
 Record Type Botanical HER
 Site Access Public Access Land
 Record Date 27/05/2011
 Location East Stonesdale. Small Black Scar upstream of Pry Hill Wood and Falls.
 Civil Parish Muker
 Brit. National Grid NY 89742 01686
 Altitude 352m
 Geology Mudstones below the Main Limestone.
 Record Name MUK132 East Stonedale. Juniper on Black Scar.
 Record Description Low cliff formed by the undercutting of mudstones by East Stonesdale Beck. This low cliff supports stunted Birch, Hazel, Rowan and Sallows in addition to the solitary Juniper.
 Dimensions See photographs.
 Geographical area Upper Swaledale
 Additional Notes The presence of hazel and butterwort on the mudstone cliff may indicate local ground water enrichment.
 Image 1 ID 949         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description East Stonesdale. The Black Scar with Juniper, Rowan and Sallows.
 Image 2 ID 951         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description East Stonesdale. The Black Scar viewed from below with Long Scar in the distance.
 Image 3 ID 950         Click image to enlarge
 Image 3 Description East Stonesdale. The Black Scar undercut mudstones.
 Image 4 ID 948         Click image to enlarge
 Image 4 Description East Stonesdale. The Black Scar viewed from west bank.
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