Holt Lowes

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Holt Lowes
Site of Special Scientific Interest
Holt Lowes.jpg
Area of SearchNorfolk
Grid referenceTG 087 374[1]
InterestBiological
Area49.9 hectares (123 acres)[1]
Notification1986[1]
Location mapMagic Map

Holt Lowes is a 49.9-hectare (123-acre) biological Site of Special Scientific Interest west of Cromer in Norfolk.[1][2] It is a Nature Conservation Review site, Grade 2,[3] and part of the Norfolk Valley Fens Special Area of Conservation.[4]

This site is mainly dry and sandy heath in the valley of the River Glaven, with a mire along a tributary which runs through the heath. Ground flora includes wood horsetail at its only known location in East Anglia.[5]

The site is open to the public.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Designated Sites View: Holt Lowes". Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England. Retrieved 12 June 2018.
  2. ^ "Map of Holt Lowes". Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England. Retrieved 12 June 2018.
  3. ^ Ratcliffe, Derek, ed. (1977). A Nature Conservation Review. 2. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. p. 140. ISBN 0521 21403 3.
  4. ^ "Designated Sites View: Norfolk Valley Fens". Special Areas of Conservation. Natural England. Retrieved 25 May 2018.
  5. ^ "Holt Lowes citation" (PDF). Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England. Retrieved 12 June 2018.

Coordinates: 52°53′38″N 1°06′04″E / 52.894°N 1.101°E / 52.894; 1.101