Abbotsbury Castle

Aspect Detail
Habitat Downland and Escarpment
Manager National Trust
Designation Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)
Notes: 

One of several iron age hill forts in Dorset just west of Abbotsbury on the road to Bridport

Top 10 Species: 
Species Scientific Name Status Record Date Interest Level
Star Sedge Carex echinata SSSI Notification
3
Bilberry Vaccinium myrtillus SSSI Notification
3
Western Gorse Ulex gallii SSSI Notification
3
Bristle Bent Agrostis curtisii SSSI Notification
3
Wavy Hair-grass Deschampsia flexuosa SSSI Notification
2
Carnation Sedge Carex panicea SSSI Notification
2
Common Cottongrass Eriophorum angustifolium SSSI Notification
2
Sweet Vernal-grass Anthoxanthum odoratum SSSI Notification
2
Common Bent Agrostis capillaris SSSI Notification
2
Broom Cytisus scoparius SSSI Notification
2

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Mike Hetherington 12/04/2017 - 17:30 Painted Lady (rather battered) basking in the sun at Abbotsbury Castle, West Dorset today (12/4). Assume migrant ar… https://t.co/M0Tl0VPN0N No
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SSSI Details: 
SSSI Name Abbotsbury Castle
Interest Biological
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My Notes
Map Reference: 
SY576855
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Statistics: 
Name of reserve or wildlife hot-spot Abbotsbury Castle
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