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Viewing website implies consent to set cookies on your computer. Full details Swaledale and Arkengarthdale Archaeology Group
Registered Charitable Incorporated Organisation Number 1155775
SWAAG Honorary President:
Tim Laurie FSA

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 929
 Date Entered 12/04/2016
 Updated on 24/07/2016
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Photographic Record
 Record Type General HER
 SWAAG Site Name 
 Site Type 
 Site Name 
 Site Description 
 Site Access Public Access Land
 Record Date 04/04/2016
 Location Summer Lodge Tarn
 Civil Parish Grinton
 Brit. National Grid SD 950 950
 Altitude 525m
 Geology Tarn, probably dammed and artificial on Lower Howgate Edge Grit.
 Record Name A walk to Summer Lodge Tarn in spring.
 Record Description A walk to Summer Lodge Tarn, occupied by several hundred (black headed?) gulls.
 Geographical area 
 Scientific Name 
 Common / Notable Species 
 Tree and / or Stem Girth 
 Tree: Position / Form / Status 
 Tree Site ID 0
 Associated Site SWAAG ID 0
 Additional Notes 
 Image 1 ID 6755         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description The walk starts with a climb above the woodland on Scurvey Scar below the unsurfaced road south of Crackpot Farm
 Image 2 ID 6757         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description Crackpot Gill, a different excursion see previous SWAAG Record No
 Image 3 ID 6758         Click image to enlarge
 Image 3 Description Summer Lodge Tarn
 Image 4 ID 6766         Click image to enlarge
 Image 4 Description On arrival at the Tarn several hundred gulls rose from the far shore and spiralled high on a thermal. Black headed gulls once bred on these Pennine tarns in great numbers. Click on image to see the gulls.
 Image 5 ID 6760         Click image to enlarge
 Image 5 Description Summer Lodge Tarn
 Image 6 ID 6761         Click image to enlarge
 Image 6 Description View from the Tarn to the frost-fractured white chert hillocks above Satron High Walls
 Image 7 ID 6762         Click image to enlarge
 Image 7 Description Woodland above Summer Lodge Farm
 Image 8 ID 6767         Click image to enlarge
 Image 8 Description Burnt mound recognised for the first time on Crackpot Side
 Image 9 ID 6764         Click image to enlarge
 Image 9 Description View over the burnt mound westward towards Bloody Vale
 Image 10 ID 6765         Click image to enlarge
 Image 10 Description Return to Summer Lodge Farm
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