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

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 294
 Date Entered 31/10/2011
 Updated on 03/02/2012
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Tree/Shrub Record
 Record Type Botanical HER
 SWAAG Site Name 
 Site Type 
 Site Name 
 Site Description 
 Site Access Public Footpath
 Record Date 14/09/2011
 Location Barney Beck
 Civil Parish Melbecks
 Brit. National Grid SE 0027 9957
 Altitude 299m
 Geology Stream cut ravine through glacial till and Middle Limestone Series.
 Record Name Barney Beck, West Bank. Downy Birch.
 Record Description Large old birch 2.3m girth at 1.0m representative of many similar trees, with rowan and aspen here.
 Dimensions 2.3m
 Geographical area Mid Swaledale
 Species Downy birch
 Scientific Name Betula pubescens
 Common / Notable Species 
 Tree and / or Stem Girth 2.3m
 Tree: Position / Form / Status Coppard
 Tree Site ID 292
 Associated Site SWAAG ID 0
 Additional Notes Downy birch(Betula pubescens) is the native birch in the Dales.Silver birch is planted.
 Image 1 ID 1126         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Barney Beck. West Bank. Birch woodland with aspen and rowan.
 Image 2 ID 1127         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description 
 Image 3 ID 1128         Click image to enlarge
 Image 3 Description The birch. 2.3m girth. Detail.
 Image 4 ID 1129         Click image to enlarge
 Image 4 Description 
 Image 5 ID 1130         Click image to enlarge
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