General Site File 1963-1997

Scope and Content

Papers relating to the purchase and management of the site, including correspondence between Bryan Burstall and the Trust's then President, Dr E. Wilfred Taylor regarding the purchase of the site and a copy of the 1963 conveyance. The file also includes a copy of the site management plan dated 1984, and an annotated draft, letters relating to works undertaken on the site in the mid-to-late 1960s, including dry stone walling, and a site report from 1986.
The file also includes a list of flowering plants on the reserve, dated 1997 and including:Globe flower: trollius europaeus
Early purple orchid: orchis mascula
Melancholy Thistle: Cirsium heterophyllum
meadowsweet filipendula ulmana
Wood cranesbill geranium sylvaticum


The file is a chronological series of letters and management papers, collated at YWT headquarters during its involvement with the site. The original order has been maintained.

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