Littleheath Woods

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Littleheath Woods is the collective name for Littleheath Wood, Foxearth Woods, part of Queenhill Shaw and part of Gee Wood in Selsdon in the London Borough of Croydon. It is a Site of Borough Importance for Nature Conservation, Grade I, with an area of 25.9 hectares.[2] It is owned by Croydon Council and the Friends of Littleheath Woods assist with the management.[3]

The woods have tall oaks above a layer of sweet chestnut, rowan and birch, and there are several areas of grassland. Plants include wood anemone, bluebell and greater stitchwort and in at the southern end there is a small pond with amphibious bistort and brooklime. In the north there is acid grassland.[3]

There is access from neighbouring roads including Croham Valley Road, Littleheath Road, Edgecoombe and Foxearth Road.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Friends of Littleheath Woods
  2. ^ "Littleheath Woods and Edgecoombe Playground". London Parks & Gardens Trust. Retrieved 22 June 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Littleheath Woods". Greenspace Information for Greater London. Retrieved 22 June 2013. 
  4. ^ "The Woods". The Friends of Littleheath Woods. Retrieved 22 June 2013. 

Coordinates: 51°20′57″N 0°03′38″W / 51.3493°N 0.06064°W / 51.3493; -0.06064

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