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

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 697
 Date Entered 10/03/2013
 Updated on 12/03/2013
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Tree Site Record
 Record Type Botanical HER
 Site Access Public Footpath
 Record Date 27/02/2013
 Location Clapgate Gill as seen from the roadside on Clapgate Bank and the public footpath to the limit of the Army Ranges.
 Civil Parish Marske
 Brit. National Grid 
 Altitude 170m-290m
 Geology Richmond Cherts over The Main Limestone.
 Record Name Trees within Clapgate Gill seen in winter from the roadside and path to the limit of the Army Ranges.
 Record Description Photo images of trees within Clapgate Gill as seen in winter during several walks from the road at Clapgate Bank to the limit of the Army Firing Ranges. NOTE! No access on the Ranges without prior written permission. For the same trees in summer see SWAAG Database Record No 642. For trees within Clapgate Gill but on the Army Ranges, see SWAAG Record No 698
 Dimensions See photographs.
 Additional Notes NOTE! No access on the Ranges without prior written permission. Brief details of the trees are provided in the image captions. For further images, location and details of specimen trees here, see The ancient tree Hunt Website at
 Image 1 ID 4146         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Distant view of the avenue of limes, Marske.
 Image 2 ID 4148         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description Distant view of the avenue of limes, Marske.
 Image 3 ID 4149         Click image to enlarge
 Image 3 Description An ancient wind -pollarded sycamore below Clapgate Plantation. This tree can now live for a further two hundered years.
 Image 4 ID 4150         Click image to enlarge
 Image 4 Description Dew pond, lynchets and black headed gulls.
 Image 5 ID 4151         Click image to enlarge
 Image 5 Description Dew pond, lynchets and black headed gulls.
 Image 6 ID 4152         Click image to enlarge
 Image 6 Description Fine plantation of scots pine.
 Image 7 ID 4153         Click image to enlarge
 Image 7 Description This small well placed plantation of scots pine and oak definitely enhances the landscape.
 Image 8 ID 4154         Click image to enlarge
 Image 8 Description Fine larches are by the roadside.
 Image 9 ID 4155         Click image to enlarge
 Image 9 Description A fine oak planted by Nanny Miller's Spring which reappears below Clapgate Plantation
 Image 10 ID 4156         Click image to enlarge
 Image 10 Description An old hollowed ash tree, wind coppiced and now safe from windfall to grow for a further 200 years,- unless ash die back strikes.
 Image 11 ID 4157
 Image 11 Description Lone scots pine by Clapgate Beck
 Image 12 ID 4158
 Image 12 Description View downstream with pine tree.
 Image 13 ID 4159
 Image 13 Description A fine ash tree by Clapgate Beck.
 Image 14 ID 4161
 Image 14 Description Ancient hawthorn, a survivor.
 Image 15 ID 4162
 Image 15 Description View upstream towards Low Leldom from Army Limit.
 Image 16 ID 4163
 Image 16 Description View downstream towards Clapgate Pastures and Plantation from Army Limit.
 Image 17 ID 4164
 Image 17 Description Earthen dam on Clapgate Beck
 Image 18 ID 4166
 Image 18 Description Meanders on Clapgate Beck
 Image 19 ID 4167
 Image 19 Description Once picked and devoured, now the home of hideous liver fluke terror.
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