Wraysbury No 1 Gravel Pit

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Wraysbury No 1 Gravel Pit is a designated Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) based in Wraysbury, Berkshire.[1] The site is a lowland lake.


The site is 117.2 hectares(289.60751 acres) in size.[2] The lake itself has a surface area of 39.6 hectares(97.85373 acres).[3]


The pit was excavated in the 1950s.[4]

In 1999 the site was designated a site of special scientific interest (SSSI).[2]


The park[clarification needed] has the following birds:[4]


The site has the following flora:[4]


  1. ^ "Magic Map Application". Magic.defra.gov.uk. Retrieved 2017-03-07.
  2. ^ a b "Wraysbury No 1 Gravel Pit SSSI". Natural england. Retrieved 2017-03-07.
  3. ^ Good Stuff IT Services. "Wraysbury No1 Gravel Pit, Berkshire - British Lakes". Britishlakes.info. Retrieved 2017-03-07.
  4. ^ a b c "Wraysbury No. 1 Gravel Pit" (PDF). Retrieved 2017-03-07.