Badby Wood

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Badby Wood
Site of Special Scientific Interest
Badby Wood 3.jpg
Area of SearchNorthamptonshire
Grid referenceSP 563 582[1]
InterestBiological
Area47.2 hectares[1]
Notification1985[1]
Location mapMagic Map

Badby Wood is a 47.2 hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) south of Badby in Northamptonshire.[1][2]

This is ancient semi-natural woodland on acidic soils, and it has been forested for over 700 years. It is mainly pedunculate oak, with varied ground flora including creeping soft-grass, wood anemone, yellow archangel and bluebell. A small marsh has very diverse herbs.[3]

There is access by footpaths from Badby. Much of the eastern half of the wood falls outside the SSSI.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Designated Sites View: Badby Wood". Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England. Retrieved 26 February 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Map of Badby Wood". Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England. Retrieved 26 February 2017.
  3. ^ "Badby Wood citation" (PDF). Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England. Archived from the original (PDF) on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 26 February 2017.

Coordinates: 52°13′12″N 1°10′37″W / 52.22°N 1.177°W / 52.22; -1.177