Sinks Valley, Kesgrave

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Sinks Valley, Kesgrave
Site of Special Scientific Interest
Sinks Valley, Kesgrave 2.jpg
Area of SearchSuffolk
Grid referenceTM 226 463 [1]
InterestBiological
Area24.9 hectares[1]
Notification1996[1]
Location mapMagic Map

Sinks Valley is a 24.9 hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest in Kesgrave, on the eastern outskirts of Ipswich in Suffolk.[1][2]

This site has diverse semi-natural habitats, with alder and oak woodland, a brook with fringing swamp, wet and dry grassland, spring fed fen and heath. Areas grazed by rabbits have a short turf rich in lichens, mosses and herbs. The nationally uncommon mossy stonecrop grows on paths.[3]

The site is private property with no public access.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Designated Sites View: Sinks Valley, Kesgrave". Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England. Retrieved 20 August 2017.
  2. ^ "Map of Sinks Valley, Kesgrave". Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England. Retrieved 20 August 2017.
  3. ^ "Sinks Valley, Kesgrave citation" (PDF). Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England. Retrieved 20 August 2017.

Coordinates: 52°04′12″N 1°14′49″E / 52.07°N 1.247°E / 52.07; 1.247