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Belle Vue Quarry

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This site is designated as an SSSI or is part of a larger SSSI. Here are the details:

SSSI Name Belle Vue Quarry
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Belle Vue Quarry comprises a steep shaft, 28 metres deep, leading to two remaining tunnels, totalling some 200 metres in length. It is one of the series of Purbeck quarries used as hibernation sites by the Dorset colony of greater horseshoe bat Rhinolophus ferrumequinum, one of the rarest of British bats.

Interest Biological
Status No Public Access
My Notes

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Natural England Sites Map Species List Some Photographs Guidance Notes