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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***** 343
 Date Entered 22/11/2011
 Updated on 05/12/2011
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Tree Site Record
 Record Type Botanical HER
 Site Access Public Footpath
 Location Whitsundale,Ravenseat Farm,Hoods Bottom Beck, Jenny Whalley Force.
 Civil Parish Not known
 Brit. National Grid NY 8624 0355
 Altitude 400m
 Geology Waterfall ravine with sandstones undercut by softer mudstones. Namurian strata, Ten Fathom Grit Series below the Crow Limestone?
 Record Name MUK123 Whitsundale,Ravenseat Farm,Hoods Bottom Beck, Jenny Whalley Force. Type A Species-poor woodland. Rowan only.
 Record Description MUK123 Type A*. Waterfall ravine with Rowan only. Acidic vegetation with Ling, Bilberry, Raspberry, Golden rod, Foxglove. Ferns present: Male fern, Scaly male fern, Lady fern and Broad buckler fern.
 Dimensions See photos
 Geographical area Upper Swaledale
 Species Rowan
 Scientific Name Sorbus aucuparia
 Additional Notes THis small waterfall is a good example of the limited species woodland (Rowan only) that is usual on sandstones and mudstones.
 Image 1 ID 1341         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Jenny Whalley Force and Hoods Bottom Beck
 Image 2 ID 1342         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description Jenny Whalley Force and Hoods Bottom Beck.Rowans.
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