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

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 316
 Date Entered 06/11/2011
 Updated on 07/11/2011
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Tree Site Record
 Record Type Botanical HER
 Site Access Public Footpath
 Location Birkdale.Stone Houses
 Civil Parish Not known
 Brit. National Grid NY 859 010
 Altitude 365m
 Geology Chert and sandstone strata above the Main Limestone
 Record Name MUK105 Birkdale Beck. Stone Houses. Isolated Juniper.
 Record Description Low cliff at stream level. South facing. Site Type A with Juniper (1), Rowan, Sallows and other Willow spp.
 Dimensions N/A see photos
 Geographical area Upper Swaledale
 Common / Notable Species Juniper Rowan Willows Vegetation not yet recorded.
 Additional Notes This isolated juniper shows signs of distress,with much bare stem showing despite being unaccessible to stock or rabbits.
 Image 1 ID 1166         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Birkdale. Stone Houses. Birkdale Beck becomes the Swale downstream from here. Note vegetated cliff further downstream, not recorded yet.
 Image 2 ID 1167         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description Isolated Juniper on low sandstone cliff with rowan.
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