Hinton Hill, Wellow

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Hinton Hill
Site of Special Scientific Interest
A hill covered in trees and green fields, with a house next to the road in the foreground.
Hinton Hill, Wellow is located in Somerset
Hinton Hill, Wellow
Location within Somerset
Area of SearchAvon
Grid referenceST757582
Coordinates51°19′21″N 2°21′00″W / 51.32238°N 2.35010°W / 51.32238; -2.35010Coordinates: 51°19′21″N 2°21′00″W / 51.32238°N 2.35010°W / 51.32238; -2.35010
Area0.25 hectares (0.0025 km2; 0.00097 sq mi)
Notification1996 (1996)
Natural England website

Hinton Hill, Wellow (grid reference ST757582) is a 0.25 hectare geological Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) near the village of Wellow in Somerset, notified in 1996.

The site is of importance to studies of the stratigraphy of the Middle Jurassic of the Bath district, and the British Bathonian as a whole.[1]

Hinton Hill, Wellow is governed by a local planning authority named Bath and North East Somerset and is named as a Site of Special Scientific Interest.[1]


  1. ^ a b English Nature citation sheet (accessed on 12 July 2006)