Kennet and Lambourn Floodplain

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The Kennet and Lambourn Floodplain is a 22.9 hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest in Berkshire and Wiltshire, England, notified in 1996.[1] It comprises seven separate small areas, four in the Kennet Valley and three in the Lambourn Valley. The areas included in the site support particularly large populations of Desmoulin's whorl snail.[2]

Most of the site was designated as a Special Area of Conservation in 2005.[3]

Part of the area is within the Rack Marsh nature reserve.[4][5]



  1. ^ "Citation sheet for the SSSI" (PDF). English Nature. Retrieved 4 April 2016. 
  2. ^ "The EU and the environment in Berkshire". The Best for Britain. Anneliese Dodds MEP. Retrieved 15 April 2017. 
  3. ^ "Kennet and Lambourn Floodplain". Joint Nature Conservation Committee. Retrieved 4 April 2016. 
  4. ^ Department of the Official Report (Hansard), House of Commons, Westminster. "House of Commons Hansard Written Answers for 6 Jun 1996 (pt 2)". Retrieved 2017-04-15. 
  5. ^ "Magic Map Application". Retrieved 2017-04-15. 

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