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

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 656
 Date Entered 08/12/2012
 Updated on 08/12/2012
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Tree/Shrub Record
 Record Type Botanical HER
 Site Access Public Footpath
 Record Date 05/12/2012
 Location Arkengarthdale. Storthwaite Hall, Sleigill.
 Civil Parish Arkengarthdale
 Brit. National Grid NZ 01731 02367
 Altitude 271m
 Geology Middle Limestone.
 Record Name Old crab apple at Storthwaite Hall, Sleigill. Second of two coppiced crab apples here.
 Record Description Old coppiced crab apple tree growing on low cliff on the west bank of Sleigill Beck. This crab apple would have provided the kitchens of Storthwaite Hall with crab apple jelly and also apple wood for curing hams when all Swaledale farms were self sufficient.
 Geographical area Swaledale North Bank Catchment
 Species Crab apple.
 Image 2 ID 3831         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description Crab apple tree 11'0''(3.35m)girth at the lower end of Sleigill with Fell End lead mine in far distance.
 Image 3 ID 3832         Click image to enlarge
 Image 3 Description The second crab apple tree at Storthwaite hall, 11'0''girth in winter showing coppiced trunks.
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