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Registered Charitable Incorporated Organisation Number 1155775
SWAAG Honorary President:
Tim Laurie F,S,A,

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 364
 Date Entered 27/11/2011
 Updated on 23/08/2012
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Tree Site Record
 Record Type Botanical HER
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 Site Name 
 Site Description 
 Site Access Public Footpath
 Record Date 25/03/2011
 Location Kisdon Hill. Thwaite Stones. Juniper woodland.
 Civil Parish Muker
 Brit. National Grid SD 893 990
 Altitude 350m
 Geology Talus slope below Underset Limestone.
 Record Name MUK138 Kisdon Hill West. Thwaite Stones. Juniper Scrub Woodland.
 Record Description The largest area of juniper scrub in Upper Swaledale, this area extends across the steep slopes of Kisdon from Hooker Mill Hole eastward for approximately 700m with a few straggler bushes on the steep slopes above the Pennine Way track to High Kisdon. The junipers at the top edge of the scrub reach an elevation exceeding 400m but are very distressed, probably from rabbit damage. Part in care and management of the Woodland Trust who have planted (other tree species?) recently. (NY893990 Centre)
 Dimensions See photos
 Geographical area Upper Swaledale
 Species Juniper
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 Common / Notable Species 
 Tree and / or Stem Girth 
 Tree: Position / Form / Status 
 Tree Site ID 0
 Associated Site SWAAG ID 0
 Additional Notes This juniper woodland can be well seen and photographed from the B6270 road. Careful parking required.
 Image 1 ID 1434         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Kisdon from Skeugh Gill.
 Image 2 ID 1462         Click image to enlarge
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 Image 11 ID 1471
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 Image 12 ID 1472
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