Ranmore Common SSSI

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Ranmore Common
Site of Special Scientific Interest
Ranmore Common Bridleway - geograph.org.uk - 560363.jpg
Area of SearchSurrey
Grid referenceTQ 143 510[1]
InterestBiological
Area224.3 hectares (554 acres)[1]
Notification1986[1]
Location mapMagic Map

Ranmore Common SSSI is a 224.3-hectare (554-acre) biological Site of Special Scientific Interest in Ranmore Common, north-west of Dorking in Surrey.[1][2]

This site is mainly woodland, some of it ancient, but there are also areas of heath and rough pasture. The dominant trees are pedunculate and sessile oaks, with a shrub layer of holly, silver birch and yew. There is a diverse community of breeding birds and invertebrates include the satin wave moth and the white admiral butterfly.[3]


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Designated Sites View: Ranmore Common". Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England. Retrieved 16 November 2018.
  2. ^ "Map of Ranmore Common". Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England. Retrieved 16 November 2018.
  3. ^ "Ranmore Common citation" (PDF). Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England. Retrieved 16 November 2018.

Coordinates: 51°14′49″N 0°21′50″W / 51.247°N 0.364°W / 51.247; -0.364