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

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 408
 Date Entered 29/12/2011
 Updated on 29/12/2011
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Tree Site Record
 Record Type Botanical HER
 Site Access Public Footpath
 Record Date 29/12/2011
 Location Western Slopes of the Round Howe
 Civil Parish Richmond
 Brit. National Grid NZ 1578 0070
 Altitude 125m
 Geology Isolated hillslope and ice margin channel (The Round How). Strata below the Main Limestone.
 Record Name THe Round Howe. Mixed woodland with population of Large Leafed Lime Trees.
 Record Description Large grove of mature Large Leafed Lime Trees (Tilia platyphyllos). (Provisional) Identification of these lime trees at Round Howe as Tilia platyphyllos is provisional and subject to confirmation. At least 15 trees, all mature maiden trees probably of one age. It is possible that these trees are a cloned native population, however it is also possible that these trees were planted. Other trees present here and in relict hedgerows nearby include Pedunculate Oak, Beech, Holly, Ash, Bird Cherry, Blackthorn, Hawthorn Hazel,Elder, Sallow.
 Geographical area Lower Swaledale
 Species Large Leafed Lime
 Scientific Name Tilia platyphyllos
 Additional Notes Unlike the population of lime trees at Whitcliffe and at West Applegarth, where most of the Large Leafed Limes are coppiced, there are no coppiced trees here.
 Image 1 ID 1840         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description The Round Howe Woodland with Large Leafed Limes
 Image 2 ID 1841         Click image to enlarge
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 Image 3 ID 1842         Click image to enlarge
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 Image 4 ID 1843         Click image to enlarge
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