Eridge Green

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Eridge Green
Site of Special Scientific Interest
Eridge Rocks - geograph.org.uk - 1492841.jpg
Area of SearchEast Sussex
Grid referenceTQ 554 357[1]
InterestBiological
Area8.4 hectares (21 acres)[1]
Notification1985[1]
Location mapMagic Map

Eridge Green is a 8.4-hectare (21-acre) biological Site of Special Scientific Interest north-east of Crowborough in East Sussex.[1][2] It is part of the 44 hectares (110 acres) Eridge Rocks nature reserve, which is managed by Sussex Wildlife Trust.[3]

This is ancient woodland on clay with outcrops of sandstone which form cliffs up to ten metres high. Flora on the rocks include Tunbridge filmy fern, the mosses Dicranum scottianum and Orthodontium gracile and the liverworts Scapania umbrosa, Scapania gracilis and Harpanthus scutatus.[4]

There is access from Warren Farm Lane.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Designated Sites View: Eridge Green". Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England. Retrieved 13 January 2019.
  2. ^ "Map of Eridge Green". Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England. Retrieved 13 January 2019.
  3. ^ "Eridge Rocks". Sussex Wildlife Trust. Retrieved 13 January 2019.
  4. ^ [Eridge Green "https://designatedsites.naturalengland.org.uk/PDFsForWeb/Citation/1002853.pdf citation"] Check |url= value (help). Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England. Retrieved 13 January 2019. External link in |title= (help)

Coordinates: 51°06′00″N 0°13′05″E / 51.100°N 0.218°E / 51.100; 0.218