List of Sites of Special Scientific Interest in Nottinghamshire

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Nottinghamshire, and its location within the United Kingdom

This is a list of Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSIs) in Nottinghamshire, a county in the East Midlands. Nottinghamshire is bordered by South Yorkshire to the north, and Leicestershire to the south, and has an estimated population of 1,055,400 within an area of 2,159 km2 (533,500.5 acres), therefore making it the 17th largest cermeonial county in the United Kingdom.[1] The data in this table is taken from English Nature's website in the form of citation sheets for each SSSI.[2]

As of March 2012 there are 66 SSSIs in Nottinghamshire. 63 are notable for their biological interest, 1 for its geology and 2 for both geological and biological interest.

For other counties, see List of SSSIs by Area of Search.

Sites[edit]

Site name Reason for designation Area Location & map ref Other designations Map/Refs
Biological interest Geological interest Hectares Acres
Annesley Woodhouse Quarry Green tickY 34.6 85.5 53°04′41″N 1°16′34″W / 53.078°N 1.276°W / 53.078; -1.276 (Annesley Woodhouse Quarries)
    SK486537
WT  Map  [3]
Ashton's Meadow Green tickY 3.6 8.8 53°18′36″N 0°49′19″W / 53.31°N 0.822°W / 53.31; -0.822 (Ashton's Meadow)
    SK786799
 Map  [4]
Attenborough Gravel Pits Green tickY 226.6 559.9 52°53′56″N 1°13′41″W / 52.899°N 1.228°W / 52.899; -1.228 (Attenborough Gravel Pits)
    SK520338
WT  Map  [5]
Bagthorpe Meadows Green tickY 6.3 15.6 53°03′43″N 1°18′07″W / 53.062°N 1.302°W / 53.062; -1.302 (Bagthorpe Meadows)
    SK469519
 Map  [6]
Barnstone Railway Cutting Green tickY 1.5 3.8 52°54′43″N 0°54′04″W / 52.912°N 0.901°W / 52.912; -0.901 (Barnstone Railway Cutting)
    SK740355
 Map  [7]
Barrow Hills Sandpit Green tickY 1.9 4.6 53°25′05″N 0°58′30″W / 53.418°N 0.975°W / 53.418; -0.975 (Barrow Hills Sandpit)
    SK682917
 Map  [8]
Besthorpe Meadows Green tickY 9.3 23.1 53°10′05″N 0°46′41″W / 53.168°N 0.778°W / 53.168; -0.778 (Besthorpe Meadows)
    SK818641
 Map  [9]
Besthorpe Warren Green tickY 8.8 21.8 53°10′44″N 0°45′47″W / 53.179°N 0.763°W / 53.179; -0.763 (Besthorpe Warren)
    SK828654
 Map  [10]
Bevercotes Park Green tickY 8.5 21.1 53°13′52″N 0°57′11″W / 53.231°N 0.953°W / 53.231; -0.953 (Bevercotes Park)
    SK700709
 Map  [11]
Birklands And Bilhaugh Green tickY 505.7 1249.7 53°12′29″N 1°04′41″W / 53.208°N 1.078°W / 53.208; -1.078 (Birklands And Bilhaugh)
    SK617683
CP, NNR, NCR, SAC  Map  [12]
Birklands West And Ollerton Corner Green tickY 414.6 1024.6 53°11′56″N 1°06′18″W / 53.199°N 1.105°W / 53.199; -1.105 (Birklands West And Ollerton Corner)
    SK599673
LNR  Map  [13]
Bogs Farm Quarry Green tickY 4.9 12 53°04′34″N 1°16′59″W / 53.076°N 1.283°W / 53.076; -1.283 (Bogs Farm Quarry)
    SK481534
 Map  [14]
Bulwell Wood Green tickY 16.8 41.5 53°00′40″N 1°13′52″W / 53.011°N 1.231°W / 53.011; -1.231 (Bulwell Wood)
    SK517462
 Map  [15]
Castle Hill Wood Green tickY 30.4 75.1 53°18′54″N 0°53′42″W / 53.315°N 0.895°W / 53.315; -0.895 (Castle Hill Wood)
    SK737804
 Map  [16]
Chesterfield Canal Green tickY 29.8 73.7 53°22′05″N 0°54′00″W / 53.368°N 0.9°W / 53.368; -0.9 (Chesterfield Canal)
    SK733863
 Map  [17]
Clarborough Tunnel Green tickY 8.5 21.1 53°20′06″N 0°52′30″W / 53.335°N 0.875°W / 53.335; -0.875 (Clarborough Tunnel)
    SK750826
WT  Map  [18]
Clipstone Heath Green tickY 4.2 10.4 53°09′22″N 1°06′47″W / 53.156°N 1.113°W / 53.156; -1.113 (Clipstone Heath)
    SK594625
 Map  [19]
Clumber Park Green tickY 525.7 1298.9 53°15′29″N 1°03′43″W / 53.258°N 1.062°W / 53.258; -1.062 (Clumber Park)
    SK627739
NT  Map  [20]
Colwick Cutting Green tickY Green tickY 2.1 5.1 52°57′07″N 1°06′14″W / 52.952°N 1.104°W / 52.952; -1.104 (Colwick Cutting)
    SK603398
GCR, LNR  Map  [21]
Dovedale Wood Green tickY 13.4 33.2 53°09′47″N 1°18′22″W / 53.163°N 1.306°W / 53.163; -1.306 (Dovedale Wood)
    SK465631
NT  Map  [22]
Dyscarr Wood Green tickY 21.6 53.4 53°22′55″N 1°07′52″W / 53.382°N 1.131°W / 53.382; -1.131 (Dyscarr Wood)
    SK579876
WT  Map  [23]
Eakring And Maplebeck Meadows Green tickY 15.8 39 53°09′04″N 0°57′07″W / 53.151°N 0.952°W / 53.151; -0.952 (Eakring And Maplebeck Meadows)
    SK702621
WT  Map  [24]
Friezeland Grassland Green tickY 3.7 9.1 53°03′04″N 1°17′28″W / 53.051°N 1.291°W / 53.051; -1.291 (Friezeland Grassland)
    SK476506
 Map  [25]
Gamston & Eaton Woods & Roadside Verges Green tickY 57.2 141.2 53°17′10″N 0°54′43″W / 53.286°N 0.912°W / 53.286; -0.912 (Gamston & Eaton Woods & Roadside Verges)
    SK726771
WT  Map  [26]
Gotham Hill Pasture Green tickY 8.4 20.8 52°52′19″N 1°12′50″W / 52.872°N 1.214°W / 52.872; -1.214 (Gotham Hill Pasture)
    SK530308
 Map  [27]
Hills And Holes And Sookholme Brook, Warsop Green tickY 30.2 74.5 53°12′14″N 1°10′16″W / 53.204°N 1.171°W / 53.204; -1.171 (Hills And Holes And Sookholme Brook, Warsop)
    SK555678
WES  Map  [28]
Holme Pit Green tickY 4.2 10.3 52°54′18″N 1°12′18″W / 52.905°N 1.205°W / 52.905; -1.205 (Holme Pit)
    SK536345
 Map  [29]
Kimberley Railway Cutting Green tickY Green tickY 5.4 13.3 53°00′04″N 1°15′22″W / 53.001°N 1.256°W / 53.001; -1.256 (Kimberley Railway Cutting)
    SK500451
GCR, WT  Map  [30]
Kinoulton Marsh And Canal Green tickY 2.6 6.4 52°52′01″N 0°59′38″W / 52.867°N 0.994°W / 52.867; -0.994 (Kinoulton Marsh And Canal)
    SK678304
 Map  [31]
Kirkby Grives Green tickY 22 54.4 53°05′31″N 1°15′29″W / 53.092°N 1.258°W / 53.092; -1.258 (Kirkby Grives)
    SK498552
LNR, WT  Map  [32]
Kirton Wood, Notts. Green tickY 18.4 45.5 53°12′25″N 0°56′35″W / 53.207°N 0.943°W / 53.207; -0.943 (Kirton Wood, Notts.)
    SK707683
WT  Map  [33]
Laxton Sykes Green tickY 14.3 35.3 53°10′55″N 0°54′22″W / 53.182°N 0.906°W / 53.182; -0.906 (Laxton Sykes)
    SK732656
 Map  [34]
Linby Quarries Green tickY 38.7 95.6 53°03′50″N 1°12′18″W / 53.064°N 1.205°W / 53.064; -1.205 (Linby Quarries)
    SK534522
 Map  [35]
Lord Stubbins Wood Green tickY 24.8 61.4 53°12′54″N 1°11′46″W / 53.215°N 1.196°W / 53.215; -1.196 (Lord Stubbins Wood)
    SK538690
 Map  [36]
Mather Wood Green tickY 8 19.7 53°07′30″N 0°55′16″W / 53.125°N 0.921°W / 53.125; -0.921 (Mather Wood)
    SK723592
 Map  [37]
Mattersey Hill Marsh Green tickY 6 14.9 53°22′41″N 0°59′35″W / 53.378°N 0.993°W / 53.378; -0.993 (Mattersey Hill Marsh)
    SK671873
 Map  [38]
Misson Line Bank Green tickY 20.7 51.2 53°27′25″N 0°55′30″W / 53.457°N 0.925°W / 53.457; -0.925 (Misson Line Bank)
    SK715961
 Map  [39]
Misson Training Area Green tickY 85.2 210.5 53°28′08″N 0°55′34″W / 53.469°N 0.926°W / 53.469; -0.926 (Misson Training Area)
    SK714974
WT  Map  [40]
Mother Drain, Misterton Green tickY 3.6 9 53°26′49″N 0°49′55″W / 53.447°N 0.832°W / 53.447; -0.832 (Mother Drain, Misterton)
    SK777951
 Map  [41]
Newhall Reservoir Meadow Green tickY 0.7 1.8 53°05′06″N 1°00′54″W / 53.085°N 1.015°W / 53.085; -1.015 (Newhall Reservoir Meadow)
    SK661546
 Map  [42]
Normanton Pastures Green tickY 16.6 40.9 52°53′31″N 1°04′19″W / 52.892°N 1.072°W / 52.892; -1.072 (Normanton Pastures)
    SK625331
 Map  [43]
Orston Plaster Pits Green tickY 4.6 11.5 52°57′11″N 0°52′01″W / 52.953°N 0.867°W / 52.953; -0.867 (Orston Plaster Pits)
    SK762401
 Map  [44]
Pleasley Vale Railway Green tickY 3.5 8.7 53°10′41″N 1°13′23″W / 53.178°N 1.223°W / 53.178; -1.223 (Pleasley Vale Railway)
    SK520648
LNR  Map  [45]
Rainworth Heath Green tickY 13.6 33.7 53°07′34″N 1°07′05″W / 53.126°N 1.118°W / 53.126; -1.118 (Rainworth Heath)
    SK591591
 Map  [46]
Rainworth Lakes Green tickY 14.2 35 53°07′01″N 1°07′37″W / 53.117°N 1.127°W / 53.117; -1.127 (Rainworth Lakes)
    SK585581
 Map  [47]
Redgate Woods And Mansey Common Green tickY 71.3 176.1 53°07′55″N 0°59′13″W / 53.132°N 0.987°W / 53.132; -0.987 (Redgate Woods And Mansey Common)
    SK679599
 Map  [48]
River Idle Washlands Green tickY 88.5 218.6 53°26′10″N 1°00′11″W / 53.436°N 1.003°W / 53.436; -1.003 (River Idle Washlands)
    SK663937
WT  Map  [49]
Robbinetts Green tickY 6.3 15.5 52°58′23″N 1°16′08″W / 52.973°N 1.269°W / 52.973; -1.269 (Robbinetts)
    SK492420
 Map  [50]
Roe Wood Green tickY 46.7 115.5 53°07′23″N 0°57′29″W / 53.123°N 0.958°W / 53.123; -0.958 (Roe Wood)
    SK698589
 Map  [51]
Rushcliffe Golf Course Green tickY 19.5 48.1 52°50′53″N 1°11′42″W / 52.848°N 1.195°W / 52.848; -1.195 (Rushcliffe Golf Course)
    SK543281
 Map  [52]
Scrooby Top Quarry Green tickY 3.6 8.8 53°23′42″N 1°01′26″W / 53.395°N 1.024°W / 53.395; -1.024 (Scrooby Top Quarry)
    SK650891
 Map  [53]
Seller's Wood Green tickY 13.9 34.3 53°00′11″N 1°13′26″W / 53.003°N 1.224°W / 53.003; -1.224 (Seller'S Wood)
    SK522454
LNR  Map  [54]
Sherwood Forest Golf Course Green tickY 62.5 154.5 53°08′56″N 1°07′26″W / 53.149°N 1.124°W / 53.149; -1.124 (Sherwood Forest Golf Course)
    SK587617
 Map  [55]
Sledder Wood Meadows Green tickY 7.9 19.6 53°01′01″N 1°15′40″W / 53.017°N 1.261°W / 53.017; -1.261 (Sledder Wood Meadows)
    SK497469
 Map  [56]
Spalford Warren Green tickY 35.8 88.5 53°12′11″N 0°45′22″W / 53.203°N 0.756°W / 53.203; -0.756 (Spalford Warren)
    SK832680
 Map  [57]
Strawberry Hill Heaths Green tickY 31.5 77.9 53°08′13″N 1°08′10″W / 53.137°N 1.136°W / 53.137; -1.136 (Strawberry Hill Heaths)
    SK579603
 Map  [58]
Styrrup Quarry Green tickY 0.3 0.7 53°24′18″N 1°05′28″W / 53.405°N 1.091°W / 53.405; -1.091 (Styrrup Quarry)
    SK605902
GCR  Map  [59]
Sutton And Lound Gravel Pits Green tickY 316.8 782.8 53°22′08″N 0°56′13″W / 53.369°N 0.937°W / 53.369; -0.937 (Sutton And Lound Gravel Pits)
    SK708863
WT  Map  [60]
Teversal Pastures Green tickY 17.9 44.3 53°09′00″N 1°16′01″W / 53.15°N 1.267°W / 53.15; -1.267 (Teversal Pastures)
    SK491617
LNR  Map  [61]
Teversal To Pleasley Railway Green tickY 5 12.4 53°09′54″N 1°16′19″W / 53.165°N 1.272°W / 53.165; -1.272 (Teversal To Pleasley Railway)
    SK488633
LNR, WT  Map  [62]
Thoresby Lake Green tickY 58 143.3 53°13′37″N 1°03′18″W / 53.227°N 1.055°W / 53.227; -1.055 (Thoresby Lake)
    SK632704
 Map  [63]
Treswell Wood Green tickY 48 118.6 53°18′22″N 0°51′32″W / 53.306°N 0.859°W / 53.306; -0.859 (Treswell Wood)
    SK761794
WT  Map  [64]
Welbeck Lake Green tickY 101.7 251.2 53°14′56″N 1°08′38″W / 53.249°N 1.144°W / 53.249; -1.144 (Welbeck Lake)
    SK572728
Wildlife refuge  Map  [65]
Wellow Park Green tickY 135.5 334.8 53°11′49″N 0°58′41″W / 53.197°N 0.978°W / 53.197; -0.978 (Wellow Park)
    SK684671
 Map  [66]
Wilford Claypits Green tickY 2.2 5.4 52°54′50″N 1°09′14″W / 52.914°N 1.154°W / 52.914; -1.154 (Wilford Claypits)
    SK570355
 Map  [67]
Wilwell Cutting Green tickY 7.3 18.1 52°54′29″N 1°09′36″W / 52.908°N 1.16°W / 52.908; -1.16 (Wilwell Cutting)
    SK566348
LNR, WT  Map  [68]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

A Data rounded to one decimal place.
B Grid reference is based on the British national grid reference system, also known as OSGB36, and is the system used by the Ordnance Survey.[69]
C Those SSSIs with more than one OS grid reference are composed of multiple sections, separated by non-SSSI land.[69]
E Link to maps using the Nature on the Map service provided by Natural England.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "T 08: Selected age groups for local authorities in the United Kingdom; estimated resident population; Mid-2006 Population Estimates". Office for National Statistics. August 22, 2007. Retrieved 2008-05-26. 
  2. ^ Natural England data for Nottinghamshire SSSIs. Retrieved on 2012-03-16
  3. ^ "Annesley Woodhouse Quarries". 
  4. ^ "Ashton'S Meadow". 
  5. ^ "Attenborough Gravel Pits". 
  6. ^ "Bagthorpe Meadows". 
  7. ^ "Barnstone Railway Cutting". 
  8. ^ "Barrow Hills Sandpit". 
  9. ^ "Besthorpe Meadows". 
  10. ^ "Besthorpe Warren". 
  11. ^ "Bevercotes Park". 
  12. ^ "Birklands And Bilhaugh". 
  13. ^ "Birklands West And Ollerton Corner". 
  14. ^ "Bogs Farm Quarry". 
  15. ^ "Bulwell Wood". 
  16. ^ "Castle Hill Wood". 
  17. ^ "Chesterfield Canal". 
  18. ^ "Clarborough Tunnel". 
  19. ^ "Clipstone Heath". 
  20. ^ "Clumber Park". 
  21. ^ "Colwick Cutting". 
  22. ^ "Dovedale Wood". 
  23. ^ "Dyscarr Wood". 
  24. ^ "Eakring And Maplebeck Meadows". 
  25. ^ "Friezeland Grassland". 
  26. ^ "Gamston & Eaton Woods & Roadside Verges". 
  27. ^ "Gotham Hill Pasture". 
  28. ^ "Hills And Holes And Sookholme Brook, Warsop". 
  29. ^ "Holme Pit". 
  30. ^ "Kimberley Railway Cutting". 
  31. ^ "Kinoulton Marsh And Canal". 
  32. ^ "Kirkby Grives". 
  33. ^ "Kirton Wood, Notts.". 
  34. ^ "Laxton Sykes". 
  35. ^ "Linby Quarries". 
  36. ^ "Lord Stubbins Wood". 
  37. ^ "Mather Wood". 
  38. ^ "Mattersey Hill Marsh". 
  39. ^ "Misson Line Bank". 
  40. ^ "Misson Training Area". 
  41. ^ "Mother Drain, Misterton". 
  42. ^ "Newhall Reservoir Meadow". 
  43. ^ "Normanton Pastures". 
  44. ^ "Orston Plaster Pits". 
  45. ^ "Pleasley Vale Railway". 
  46. ^ "Rainworth Heath". 
  47. ^ "Rainworth Lakes". 
  48. ^ "Redgate Woods And Mansey Common". 
  49. ^ "River Idle Washlands". 
  50. ^ "Robbinetts". 
  51. ^ "Roe Wood". 
  52. ^ "Rushcliffe Golf Course". 
  53. ^ "Scrooby Top Quarry". 
  54. ^ "Seller'S Wood". 
  55. ^ "Sherwood Forest Golf Course". 
  56. ^ "Sledder Wood Meadows". 
  57. ^ "Spalford Warren". 
  58. ^ "Strawberry Hill Heaths". 
  59. ^ "Styrrup Quarry". 
  60. ^ "Sutton And Lound Gravel Pits". 
  61. ^ "Teversal Pastures". 
  62. ^ "Teversal To Pleasley Railway". 
  63. ^ "Thoresby Lake". 
  64. ^ "Treswell Wood". 
  65. ^ "Welbeck Lake". 
  66. ^ "Wellow Park". 
  67. ^ "Wilford Claypits". 
  68. ^ "Wilwell Cutting". 
  69. ^ a b "Guide to National Grid". Ordnance Survey. Retrieved 2008-02-21. 

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