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Blackdown: Hardy Monument

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

SSSI Name Blackdown: Hardy Monument
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Description

Blackdown is situated at an altitude of about 200 metres near the western limit of the Bagshot Beds. It is an extremely important geological site and the plant communities which have developed on the acid podzolic soils give the area additional biological interest.

Interest Biological
Status Now Featured on NoD
My Notes I am a bit confused by the parking arrangements here. Although it appears to be National Trust owned a local land owner charges people to park on his land?

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Natural England Distribution Map Species List Records List Some Photographs Guidance Notes

These sites featured on the Nature of Dorset fall within this SSSI. Click the site name to find out more about it. Alternatively, click the map logo above and see their location on a map and then view the site details from there:

Sites featured on the Nature of Dorset within this SSSI designation (Click to view details) Headline
Blackdown and Hardy Monument

The area around the Hardy Monument above Portesham with nice walks and some of the best coastal views in the county