Boddington Meadow

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Boddington Meadow
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Boddington Meadow
TypeNature reserve
LocationUpper Boddington, Northamptonshire
OS grid SP 494 531
Area2.3 hectares
Managed byWildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire

Boddington Meadow is a 2.3-hectare (5.7-acre) nature reserve east of Upper Boddington in Northamptonshire. It is managed by the Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire. [1]

This meadow has never been ploughed and it is managed in a traditional way to encourage uncommon plants, such as great burnet and pepper-saxifrage. There are amphibians including frogs and toads, and butterflies including meadow browns, orange-tips, peacocks, ringlets and small tortoiseshells. [1]

There is access from the west side of the Boddington Reservoir, between Upper Boddington and Byfield.

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References

  1. 1 2 "Boddington Meadow". Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire. Retrieved 26 February 2017.

Coordinates: 52°10′26″N1°16′48″W / 52.174°N 1.28°W / 52.174; -1.28