Carrine Common & Penwethers

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Coordinates: 50°15′05″N 5°05′22″W / 50.2514°N 5.0894°W / 50.2514; -5.0894

Carrine Common

Carrine Common & Penwethers is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) in Cornwall, England, UK, noted for its biological characteristics.[1] The 46-hectare (110-acre) site is located by the settlement of Penweathers, within the civil parish of Kea, half a mile south of the city of Truro.[2]

Carrine Common is also designated a Special Area of Conservation.[3]


  1. ^ "Carrine Common & Penwethers" (PDF). Natural England. 1992. Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 October 2012. Retrieved 30 October 2011.
  2. ^ Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 204 Truro & Falmouth ISBN 978-0-319-23149-4
  3. ^ "Carrine Common". Joint Nature Conservation Committee. Retrieved 30 October 2011.