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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***** 287
 Date Entered 30/10/2011
 Updated on 04/11/2011
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Tree Site Record
 Record Type Botanical HER
 Site Access Private
 Record Date 28/10/2011
 Location Clapgate Bank Scar
 Civil Parish Marske
 Brit. National Grid NZ 1200 0230
 Altitude 250m
 Geology Main Limestone cliff at spring head of incutting stream
 Record Name Clapgate Bank Scar with ancient clif yew and rowans
 Record Description Sheer limestone cliff with several ancient rowans, a very large cliff yew and a single ash tree.
 Dimensions See photofile
 Geographical area Swaledale North Bank Catchment
 Common / Notable Species Ash, Rowan and Yew, see photofile
 Tree and / or Stem Girth Yew 5m- 6m girth, estimated
 Tree: Position / Form / Status Multistem live yew on face of cliff. Ancient tree.
 Additional Notes Plant list to be compiled later.
 Image 1 ID 1087         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Clapgate Bank Scar viewed from below.
 Image 2 ID 1088         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description Clapgate Bank Scar. Ancient rowans on edge of cliff and yew on face of cliff.
 Image 3 ID 1089         Click image to enlarge
 Image 3 Description Clapgate Bank Scar. View.
 Image 4 ID 1090         Click image to enlarge
 Image 4 Description Clapgate Bank Scar. View.
 Image 5 ID 1091         Click image to enlarge
 Image 5 Description Clapgate Bank Scar. View.
 Image 6 ID 1092         Click image to enlarge
 Image 6 Description Clapgate Bank Scar. The Cliff Yew. Detail.
 Image 7 ID 1093         Click image to enlarge
 Image 7 Description Clapgate Bank Scar The largest Rowan. Detail.
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