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

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 326
 Date Entered 12/11/2011
 Updated on 05/12/2011
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Tree Site Record
 Record Type Botanical HER
 Site Access Public Access Land
 Record Date 28/07/2011
 Location  Great Sleddale Pastures
 Civil Parish Muker
 Brit. National Grid SD 8367 9919
 Altitude 448m
 Geology Faulted limestone strata forming low cliffs. The Underset Limestone.
 Record Name MUK110 Great Sleddale Pastures. Depleted limestone woodland. Hazel the only tree present.
 Record Description Low cliffs on North Bank of Great Sleddale Beck beliow Leaden Haw. Generally accesible to stock and devoid of woodland except for a single small ancient stunted hazel at one area which is sheer and inaccessible. Isolated rowans at Shepherds House and on Low Streamside Cliff, see photos.
 Dimensions See photographs
 Geographical area Upper Swaledale
 Species Hazel
 Scientific Name Corylus avellana
 Tree: Position / Form / Status Stunted
 Additional Notes This ciff is accessible to rabbits and stock and is devoid of trees for this reason.
 Image 1 ID 1214         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Stunted hazel, the only surviving tree on this cliff which is accessible to stock and rabbits.
 Image 2 ID 1215         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description Rowan and rockrose at small streamside cliff
 Image 3 ID 1216         Click image to enlarge
 Image 3 Description Ancient rowan.
 Image 4 ID 1212         Click image to enlarge
 Image 4 Description The limestone cliff and hazel
 Image 5 ID 1213         Click image to enlarge
 Image 5 Description 
 Image 6 ID 1217         Click image to enlarge
 Image 6 Description Common rock rose with rowan.
 Image 7 ID 1218         Click image to enlarge
 Image 7 Description Common rock rose. (Helianthemum nummularium)
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