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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 FSA

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 497
 Date Entered 11/04/2012
 Updated on 02/02/2014
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Tree Site Record
 Record Type Botanical HER
 Site Access Private
 Record Date 18/03/2012
 Location Juniper Rig above Spring End
 Civil Parish Grinton
 Brit. National Grid SD 957 972
 Altitude 362m
 Geology Drift over Limestone Strata
 Record Name Juniper scrub woodland at Juniper Rig above Spring End.
 Record Description Approximately 30No live juniper bushes, most of which are ancient and still in good health although several show signs of stress with browned foliage and with several dead bushes shaded out by a sycamore tree. The largest of these junipers has been recorded by the Woodland Trust as an exceptional tree. The woodland above Spring End is rather heavily grazed however there are very large Hollies, old Hawthorns and two extremely large Sycamores. Downy Birch is probably the dominant tree.
 Dimensions See photographs
 Geographical area Mid Swaledale
 Species Juniper
 Additional Notes There is no regeneration and all the junipers are old or ancient.
 Image 1 ID 2628         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Juniper Rig. View eastward.
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