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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 F,S,A,

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 504
 Date Entered 21/04/2012
 Updated on 21/04/2012
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Tree Site Record
 Record Type Botanical HER
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 Site Description 
 Site Access Private
 Civil Parish Muker
 Brit. National Grid NY 8795 0112
 Altitude 360m
 Geology Waterfall and stream cut ravine cut through the Main Limestone
 Record Name Blackburn Beck. Isolated Juniper in ravine.
 Record Description Very small limestone ravine with attractive falls within the enclosed pastures at lower end of Blackburn Beck, with isolated juniper. This juniper shows extreme distress (browned foliage) and is barely alive. It is inaccessible and the cause of the demise of this old juniper is uncertain. The only other trees present are rowan, rosespp, sallows and other willow spp.
 Dimensions See photos
 Geographical area Upper Swaledale
 Species Juniper
 Scientific Name J. communis
 Common / Notable Species Rowan, Sallow.
 Tree and / or Stem Girth 
 Tree: Position / Form / Status 
 Tree Site ID 0
 Associated Site SWAAG ID 0
 Additional Notes The juniper has a very long and thin trunk suspended down from the cliff above the stream. The general appearance of this juniper is consistent with considerable age.
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