Brenscombe Heath

Aspect Detail
Manager Management Unknown
Habitat Open Heath
Designation Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)
Area Isle of Purbeck
Notes: 

A remnant of heathland just east of Corfe Castle.

Top 10 Species: 
Species Scientific Name Status Record Date Interest Level
Smooth Snake Coronella austriaca SSSI Notification
5
Dorset Heath Erica ciliaris SSSI Notification
5
Sand Lizard Lacerta agilis SSSI Notification
5
Marsh Gentian Gentiana pneumonanthe SSSI Notification
5
Dartford Warbler Sylvia undata SSSI Notification
4
Bog Bush-cricket Metrioptera brachyptera SSSI Notification
4
Adders Tongue Fern Ophioglossum vulgatum SSSI Notification
4
White Beak-sedge Rhynchospora alba SSSI Notification
3
Bog Asphodel Narthecium ossifragum SSSI Notification
3
Oblong-leaved Sundew Drosera intermedia SSSI Notification
3

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Resources: 
News Headlines: 
SSSI Details: 
SSSI Name Brenscombe Heath
Interest Biological
Schedule Link View schedule on Natural England database
Citation Link View full Natural England citation
My Notes
Map Reference: 
SY985829
Location Map: 

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Statistics: 
Name of reserve or wildlife hot-spot Brenscombe Heath
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