Home Mead

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Home Mead
Home Mead.jpg
TypeLocal Nature Reserve
LocationLoughton, Essex
OS gridTQ 439 978
Area1.8 hectares
Managed byEpping Forest District Council

Home Mead is a 1.8 hectare Local Nature Reserve in Loughton in Essex. It is owned and managed by Epping Forest District Council.[1][2]

This site has woodland, scrub and acid grassland. The woodland has spread into part of the grassland. A wildflower meadow has yellow tormentil and blue bugle, both of which provide food for butterflies. Plants is the scrub area include bird's-foot trefoil and ragged robin.[1]

There is access from England's Lane.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Home Mead". Local Nature Reserves. Natural England. 25 January 2016. Retrieved 16 August 2016.
  2. ^ "Map of Home Mead". Local Nature Reserves. Natural England. Retrieved 16 August 2016.

Coordinates: 51°39′38″N 0°04′45″E / 51.6606°N 0.0791°E / 51.6606; 0.0791