Hooks Well Meadows, Great Cressingham

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Hooks Well Meadows, Great Cressingham
Site of Special Scientific Interest
Hooks Well Meadows, Great Cressingham 4.jpg
Area of SearchNorfolk
Grid referenceTF 837 011[1]
InterestBiological
Area15.6 hectares (39 acres)[1]
Notification1991[1]
Location mapMagic Map

Hooks Well Meadows, Great Cressingham is a 15.6-hectare (39-acre) biological Site of Special Scientific Interest near Great Cressingham] in Norfolk.[1][2]

This site has had a long history of traditional management. The diverse habitats include fen meadow, herb-rich wet grassland, acidic flushes, dry calcareous grassland and wet alder woodland, which has carpets of sphagnum mosses.[3]

The site is a Ministry of Defence training area with no public access.


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Designated Sites View: Hooks Well Meadows, Great Cressingham". Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England. Retrieved 16 September 2018.
  2. ^ "Map of Hooks Well Meadows, Great Cressingham". Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England. Retrieved 16 September 2018.
  3. ^ "Hooks Well Meadows, Great Cressingham citation" (PDF). Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England. Retrieved 16 September 2018.

Coordinates: 52°34′37″N 0°42′36″E / 52.577°N 0.710°E / 52.577; 0.710