Farnham Gravel Pits

Scope and Content

Correspondence and papers relating to the Trust's interests in the site, including species lists, site maps and copies of planning applications , 1979-1984.

Access Information

Records are open to the public, subject to the overriding provisions of relevant legislation, including data protection laws.

Acquisition Information

Deposited with the Borthwick Institute by Yorkshire Wildlife Trust in 2014.


Further information on Farnham Gravel Pits can be found through the website of Harrogate and District Naturalists' Society, who manage it in agreement with the landowners: http://www.hdns.org.uk/farnham-gravel-pit/introduction/

Conditions Governing Use

A reprographics service is available to researchers. Copying will not be undertaken if there is any risk of damage to the document. Copies are supplied in accordance with the Borthwick Institute for Archives' terms and conditions for the supply of copies, and under provisions of any relevant copyright legislation. Permission to reproduce images of documents in the custody of the Borthwick Institute must be sought.

Appraisal Information

The file was weeded for duplicates by Yorkshire Wildlife Trust staff prior to deposit. Material of insufficient archival value has been removed and returned to the Trust's record store in Wakefield, West Yorkshire.

Related Material

Further information on the ecology of the Farnham area, in particular Farnham Mires, can be found in the YWT archive, held at the Borthwick Institute.

Additional Information