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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***** 335
 Date Entered 15/11/2011
 Updated on 15/11/2011
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Tree Site Record
 Record Type Botanical HER
 Site Access Public Access Land
 Record Date 31/05/2011
 Location Whitsundale Beck. Ovenmouth Scars.
 Civil Parish Muker
 Brit. National Grid NY 8680 0240
 Altitude 375m
 Geology Thin bedded Namurian sandstone and mudstone strata forming sheer cliff cut through by stream.
 Record Name MUK119 Whitsundale Beck. Ovenmouth Scars. Aspens on cliff.
 Record Description Stunted aspen on upper part of west facing cliff. See LR Plant List for detailed vegetation.
 Dimensions See photgraphs
 Geographical area Upper Swaledale
 Species Aspen.
 Scientific Name Populus tremula
 Common / Notable Species Aspen. Other species:Downy Birch,Rowan,Sallow
 Additional Notes These scars are excellent exposures of Namurian strata.
 Image 1 ID 1286         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Whitsundale and Oven Mouth Scar seen from How Edge.
 Image 2 ID 1291         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description Whitsundale and Oven Mouth Scar seen from How Edge.
 Image 3 ID 1287         Click image to enlarge
 Image 3 Description Oven Mouth Scar.
 Image 4 ID 1288         Click image to enlarge
 Image 4 Description Oven Mouth Scar. Stunted aspens on cliff.
 Image 5 ID 1289         Click image to enlarge
 Image 5 Description The Scar.
 Image 6 ID 1290         Click image to enlarge
 Image 6 Description The detached Scar.
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