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
Notes: 

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
3
Horseshoe Vetch Hippocrepis comosa SSSI Notification
3
Common Rock-rose Helianthemum nummularium SSSI Notification
3
Clustered Bellflower Campanula glomerata SSSI Notification
3
Hairy Rock-cress Arabis hirsuta SSSI Notification
3
Small Scabious Scabiosa columbaria SSSI Notification
3
Devils-bit Scabious Succisa pratensis SSSI Notification
3
Betony Stachys officinalis SSSI Notification
2
Tor-grass Brachypodium rupestre SSSI Notification
2
Sheeps-fescue Festuca ovina SSSI Notification
2

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SSSI Details: 
SSSI Name Chalbury Hill and Quarry
Interest Biological, Geological
Schedule Link View schedule on Natural England database
Citation Link View full Natural England citation
My Notes
Map Reference: 
SY694838
Location Map: 

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Statistics: 
Name of reserve or wildlife hot-spot Chalbury Hill and Quarry
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