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

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 655
 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, Slei Gill, Storthwaite Hall
 Civil Parish Arkengarthdale
 Brit. National Grid NZ 02718 02121
 Altitude 254m
 Geology Middle Limestone
 Record Name Old crab apple at Storthwaite Hall, Sleigill. One of two coppiced crab apples here.
 Record Description This coppiced crab apple is 10'0'' (3.0m) girth and may have provided apple wood for Storthwaite hall smoke curing hams when all farming communities were self sufficient.
 Dimensions 10'0'' (3.0m) girth
 Geographical area Swaledale North Bank Catchment
 Species Crab apple
 Image 1 ID 3828         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Storthwaite hall, Sleigill. Crab apple tree photographed on 17th June 2010
 Image 2 ID 3829         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description The same crab apple showing coppiced trunks, in winter.
 Image 3 ID 3830         Click image to enlarge
 Image 3 Description 
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