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

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 395
 Date Entered 10/12/2011
 Updated on 10/12/2011
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Tree Site Record
 Record Type Botanical HER
 Site Access Army Range
 Record Date 12/08/2010
 Location Marske CP. Cordilleras. Throstle Gill. Small Scar on east side of stream below Dicky Edge.
 Civil Parish Marske
 Brit. National Grid NZ 0853 0340
 Geology Small outcrop of the Main Limestone or Main Chert on lower dale slope. This great block of cherty limestone is far below the level of the outcrop at th top edge of Throstle Gill and is likely to have slumped to its present elevation during a major landslip.
 Record Name MSK01 Throstle Gill. Ancient rowans and yew on small Scar on east side of stream below Dicky Edge.
 Record Description This small outcrop supports two live rowans of great age and the skeletal remains of several even more ancient yews. NOTE! ARMY RANGE DANGER AREA! This site is on an active Army Firing Range. Access is NOT ALLOWED without express written permission from the Army Range Authorities.
 Image 1 ID 1652         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Ancient rowan No 2 and outcropformed from landslipped block of limestone
 Image 2 ID 1654         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description Ancient Rowan No 1 growing within the petrified remains of an even more ancient yew.
 Image 3 ID 1655         Click image to enlarge
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 Image 4 ID 1657         Click image to enlarge
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 Image 5 ID 1658         Click image to enlarge
 Image 5 Description Rowan rooted within the skeletal remains of an ancient yew.
 Image 6 ID 1659         Click image to enlarge
 Image 6 Description Rowan rooted within the skeletal remains of an ancient yew.
 Image 7 ID 1660         Click image to enlarge
 Image 7 Description Rowan rooted within the skeletal remains of an ancient yew.
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