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Registered Charitable Incorporated Organisation Number 1155775
SWAAG Honorary President:
Tim Laurie FSA

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 348
 Date Entered 23/11/2011
 Updated on 05/12/2011
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Tree Site Record
 Record Type Botanical HER
 Site Access Public Footpath
 Record Date 07/08/2011
 Location River Swale, Windy Gill Scar. North Bank above Low Bridge
 Civil Parish Muker
 Brit. National Grid NY 8767 0161
 Altitude 360m
 Geology Main Limestone. Faults evident in the strongly dipping strata of the river bed.
 Record Name MUK127 River Swale, Low Bridge. Windy Gill Scar. Type C Species rich ashwood with Yew.
 Record Description Type C species rich limestone ashwood with downy birch,ash,bird cherry, blackthorn, elder?,hawthorn, hazel, yew, wych elm, sallow, rowan. Beech planted.
 Dimensions See photos
 Geographical area Upper Swaledale
 Species Yew
 Common / Notable Species Ash, Wych elm,
 Additional Notes This small cliff is the westward continuation of the cliff formed by the Main Limestone at Cotterby Scar. Cotterby Scar and Brian Cave Scar together form the upstream limit for alder, ash (Except for a planted trees in the front garden of Stone House Farm)yew and wych elm. Surprisingly, hazel is present at 500m elevation at Long Scar in Great Sleddale.
 Image 1 ID 1421         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Windy Gill Scar from Low Bridge.
 Image 2 ID 1365         Click image to enlarge
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 Image 3 ID 1367         Click image to enlarge
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 Image 4 ID 1368         Click image to enlarge
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 Image 5 ID 1369         Click image to enlarge
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 Image 6 ID 1366         Click image to enlarge
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