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

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 407
 Date Entered 28/12/2011
 Updated on 30/12/2011
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Tree Site Record
 Record Type Botanical HER
 Site Access Private
 Record Date 22/12/2011
 Location Marske C.P. West Applegarth Woodland. Salmon Gill and Deepdale West.
 Civil Parish Marske
 Brit. National Grid NZ 1275 0224
 Altitude 285
 Geology Cliffs and talus slopes formed from outcropping Richmond Cherts.
 Record Name Marske C.P. West Applegarth SSSI Woodland. Deepdale West Side, Limestone Woodland with Yew and Large Leafed Lime.
 Record Description C.P. West Applegarth Woodland SSSI. Eastward from Salmon Gill Springs and Deepdale West Side.Species rich limestone woodland on east facing outcrops of Richmond Chert with talus slopes below. A single large leafed lime tree has been identified at NZ1270901921,265m and there may be at least one further tree of this species present. Yews are the dominant tree of the woodland on the sheer cliffs, with a fringe of pedunculate oak at the topmost edge. Other tree species include ash (dominant in the woodland below the cliffs), hazel, elder. Vegetation not yet recorded.
 Geographical area Lower Swaledale
 Species Yew. Large Leafed Lime. Pedunculate oak.
 Common / Notable Species Ash, Wych Elm, Elder, Hazel, Hawthorn, Bird Cherry.
 Additional Notes The writer is indebted to Mr Harker for access to Deepdale and Salmon Gill and for permission to record the woodland and trees.
 Image 1 ID 1826         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Salmon Gill and Deepdale from Red Scar, Downholme.
 Image 2 ID 1827         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description Deepdale from Red Scar, Downholme.
 Image 3 ID 1828         Click image to enlarge
 Image 3 Description Salmon Gill and Deepdale. Google Earth, Historical Imagery.
 Image 4 ID 1829         Click image to enlarge
 Image 4 Description Oak, Yew and Large Leafed Lime at top of cliff.
 Image 5 ID 1830         Click image to enlarge
 Image 5 Description Oak in old hedgerpw at top of the wood.
 Image 6 ID 1831         Click image to enlarge
 Image 6 Description Yew with fallen wych Elm, western end of Deepdale near Salmon Gill
 Image 7 ID 1832         Click image to enlarge
 Image 7 Description Yew with N.M.This is one of the largest yews which are on the talus slope. The largest yews grow directly on the face of cliffs as a rule.
 Image 8 ID 1833         Click image to enlarge
 Image 8 Description Yews on outcrops of Richmond Chert at top of Deepdale from the roadside.
 Image 9 ID 1834         Click image to enlarge
 Image 9 Description Yews on outcrop west of the road to High Applegarth.
 Image 10 ID 1835         Click image to enlarge
 Image 10 Description Yew No 1 on outcrop of chert, west of the road to High Applegarth.
 Image 11 ID 1836
 Image 11 Description YewNo 1 on outcrop west of the road to High Applegarth.
 Image 12 ID 1837
 Image 12 Description Yew No 2 on outcrop west of the road to High Applegarth.
 Image 13 ID 1838
 Image 13 Description Yew No 3 on outcrop west of the road to High Applegarth. This ancient multistem yew measured 4.0m girth
 Image 14 ID 1839
 Image 14 Description Large leafed lime (Tilia platyphyllos) at top edge of sheer cliff, Deepdale West Scar.
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