Falcondale Lake

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Serene lake with two swans and islet with woods in background
Falcondale Lake

Falcondale Lake is a man-made lake in the hamlet of Falcondale near Lampeter in Ceredigion It was created as part of the landscaping for Falcondale House. The lake now supports fishing and nature trails.The lake was designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest in 1982 as the only lake in the county supporting reed sweet- grass and blunt-leaved pondweed but its desgnation was revoked in 2004 when better sites for these species were identified and because the trophic state of the lake had deteriorated from mesotrophic to eutrophic.[1]

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  1. ^ "Deteriorating lake no longer an SSSI". Wales Online. 11 July 2006. Retrieved 15 March 2018. 

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Coordinates: 52°07′44″N 4°05′28″W / 52.129°N 4.091°W / 52.129; -4.091