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

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 518
 Date Entered 13/05/2012
 Updated on 13/05/2012
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Tree Site Record
 Record Type Botanical HER
 Site Access Public Access Land
 Record Date 12/05/2012
 Location Gilmonby CP. Hugill Force
 Civil Parish Not known
 Brit. National Grid NY 9771 1254
 Altitude 318m
 Geology Chert Strata overlying The Great Limestone (Ref: Geology of the Country around Barnard Castle. Memoirs of the Geological Survey of Great Britain. 1976. HMSO.
 Record Name Aspen Grove below Hugill Force, Gilmonby CP.
 Record Description Cloned grove of approximately 15 aspen trees including multi stem trees and fallen trees, on chert strata on the eastern side of the steep sided ravine immediately below Hugill Force.
 Dimensions See photographs.
 Geographical area Stainmore
 Species Aspen
 Scientific Name Populus tremula
 Common / Notable Species Rowan the only other tree species on the chert strata here. This is in contrast to the species-rich woodland in the Lower Ravine which is on the underlying Great Limestone.
 Image 1 ID 2832         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Aspen Grove on chert cliff strata at top of the ravine below Hugill Force.
 Image 2 ID 2833         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description Aspen Grove on chert cliff strata at top of the ravine below Hugill Force.
 Image 3 ID 2834         Click image to enlarge
 Image 3 Description The aspens, detail with fallen tree.
 Image 4 ID 2835         Click image to enlarge
 Image 4 Description Hugill Force with rowans the only tree on chert strata.
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