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

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 405
 Date Entered 28/12/2011
 Updated on 28/12/2011
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Tree Site Record
 Record Type Botanical HER
 Site Access Public Access Land
 Civil Parish Muker
 Brit. National Grid 
 Altitude 430m
 Geology Limestone cliff with scree talus slope and kame terrace below. The Main Limestone.
 Record Name Muker. Kisdon North Gang Scars. Middle or Bird Cherry Scar.
 Record Description Limestone cliff facing due east at 430m elevation. Relict woodland which includes ancient bird cherry, ash, wych elm,rowan, ivy and rose sp.
 Dimensions See photographs
 Geographical area Upper Swaledale
 Species Bird cherry
 Scientific Name Prunus padus
 Common / Notable Species ASh, wych elm, rowan, rose sp, ivy.
 Additional Notes The remains of a small ring cairn and later rectangular building can be seen at the dge of the kame terrace below this scar. See photographs.
 Image 1 ID 953         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Swaledale from the kame terrace below the Bird Cherry Scar with remains of ring cairn.
 Image 2 ID 1815         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description The Bird Cherry Scar
 Image 3 ID 1816         Click image to enlarge
 Image 3 Description 
 Image 4 ID 1817         Click image to enlarge
 Image 4 Description 
 Image 5 ID 1818         Click image to enlarge
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