Woodwalton Marsh

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Woodwalton Marsh
Site of Special Scientific Interest
Wood Walton Marsh - geograph.org.uk - 1243441.jpg
Area of Search Cambridgeshire
Grid reference TL 211 812[1]
Interest Biological
Area 0.8 hectares[1]
Notification 1983[1]
Location map Magic Map

Woodwalton Marsh is a 0.8 hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest north-east of Woodwalton in Cambridgeshire.[1][2] It is managed by the Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire.[3]

This grassland on calcareous clay has diverse flora, including red fescue, quaking grass, knapweed, cowslip, pepper saxifrage, green-winged orchid and the rare sulphur clover.[4] There is also a wide variety of butterflies.[3]

There is access from New Road.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Designated Sites View: Woodwalton Marsh". Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England. Retrieved 14 December 2016. 
  2. ^ "Map of Woodwalton Marsh". Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England. Retrieved 14 December 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c "Woodwalton Marsh". Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire. Retrieved 14 December 2016. 
  4. ^ "Woodwalton Marsh citation" (PDF). Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England. Retrieved 14 December 2016. 

Coordinates: 52°24′54″N 0°13′16″W / 52.415°N 0.221°W / 52.415; -0.221