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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***** 782
 Date Entered 04/03/2014
 Updated on 04/03/2014
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Geological Record
 Record Type Geological HER
 SWAAG Site Name 
 Site Type 
 Site Name 
 Site Description 
 Site Access Private
 Record Date 04/03/2014
 Location Swaledale in the vicinity of Ellerton Abbey
 Civil Parish Ellerton Abbey
 Brit. National Grid SE 075 972
 Altitude 200m
 Geology See attached Text: 'A brief account of the Geology of Ellerton' by John Russell (Image Nos 1 and 2) Explanatory Figure(Image No 3) and Photographs (Image Nos 4-7).
 Record Name A brief account of the Geology of Ellerton by John Russell.
 Record Description This Record comprises a brief account of the Geology and Late Glacial Landforms of the Lower Swale Valley together with an illustrative sketch and photographic images of the Recessional Moraine and Recessionary Collapse Structure in the vicinity of Swale Farm and of Ellerton Abbey.
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 Scientific Name 
 Common / Notable Species 
 Tree and / or Stem Girth 
 Tree: Position / Form / Status 
 Tree Site ID 0
 Associated Site SWAAG ID 0
 Additional Notes Please click on Images 1 and 2 to read text.
 Image 1 ID 5154         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description 
 Image 2 ID 5155         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description 
 Image 3 ID 5156         Click image to enlarge
 Image 3 Description 
 Image 4 ID 5157         Click image to enlarge
 Image 4 Description The valley floor at Ellerton Abbey. To the right of the trees the ploughed field shows dark lacustrine sediments. The wooded bank on the northern side of the River Swale is formed by strata of the Middle Limestone.
 Image 5 ID 5158         Click image to enlarge
 Image 5 Description The recessional moraine. Horses graze on the water worn terraces.
 Image 6 ID 5159         Click image to enlarge
 Image 6 Description Swale Farm pastures. Glacial melt water channel to the right of the drystone wall.
 Image 7 ID 5160         Click image to enlarge
 Image 7 Description Rotational structures above the south bank of the Swale at Swale Farm
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