Chalbury Hill and Quarry

Aspect Detail
Designation Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)
Area Western Dorset
Geology Chalk
Habitat Downland and Escarpment
Manager Management Unknown
Habitat Quarry and Mineral Extraction

An iron age hill fort and a disused quarry, two for the price of one!

Top 10 Species: 
Species Scientific Name Status Record Date Interest Level
Kidney Vetch Anthyllis vulneraria SSSI Notification
Horseshoe Vetch Hippocrepis comosa SSSI Notification
Common Rock-rose Helianthemum nummularium SSSI Notification
Clustered Bellflower Campanula glomerata SSSI Notification
Hairy Rock-cress Arabis hirsuta SSSI Notification
Small Scabious Scabiosa columbaria SSSI Notification
Devils-bit Scabious Succisa pratensis SSSI Notification
Betony Stachys officinalis SSSI Notification
Tor-grass Brachypodium rupestre SSSI Notification
Sheeps-fescue Festuca ovina SSSI Notification

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SSSI Details: 
SSSI Name Chalbury Hill and Quarry
Interest Biological, Geological
Schedule Link View schedule on Natural England database
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Name of reserve or wildlife hot-spot Chalbury Hill and Quarry
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