Cawston and Marsham Heaths

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Cawston and Marsham Heaths
Site of Special Scientific Interest
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Area of SearchNorfolk
Grid referenceTG 169 237[1]
InterestBiological
Area116.7 hectares (288 acres)[1]
Notification1986[1]
Location mapMagic Map

Cawston and Marsham Heaths is a 116.7-hectare (288-acre) biological Site of Special Scientific Interest north of Norwich in Norfolk.[1][2]

These heaths are dominated by heather, and they have diverse flora including a rich variety of lichens. Many species of heathland birds breed on the site, including tree pipits, whinchats and nightjars.[3]

The heaths are open to the public.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Designated Sites View: Cawston and Marsham Heaths". Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England. Retrieved 8 June 2018.
  2. ^ "Map of Cawston and Marsham Heaths". Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England. Retrieved 8 June 2018.
  3. ^ "Cawston and Marsham Heaths citation" (PDF). Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England. Retrieved 8 June 2018.

Coordinates: 52°46′01″N 1°12′50″E / 52.767°N 1.214°E / 52.767; 1.214