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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***** 554
 Date Entered 29/06/2012
 Updated on 29/06/2012
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Tree Site Record
 Record Type Botanical HER
 SWAAG Site Low Whita
 Site Access Public Footpath
 Record Date 28/06/2012
 Location Low Lane, low Whita.
 Civil Parish Grinton
 Brit. National Grid SD 99247 98164
 Altitude 207m
 Geology Edge of glacial lake terace.
 Record Name Veteran wych elm on south bank of Low Lane, Low Whita.
 Record Description This maiden wych elm, one of the finest trees of this species to survive in Swaledale is 4.2m girth and is one of a number of native tree of many different species, including crab apple, ash, hazel, holly, rowan,blackthorn and hawthorn which form the relict hedgerows lining this ancient track.
 Dimensions 4.2m girth at 1.2m above ground level.
 Image 1 ID 3117         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description The Low Lane with wych elm (in distance), hazel and ash.
 Image 2 ID 3118         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description The wych elm, 4.2m girth
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