Brackland Rough

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Brackland Rough
Site of Special Scientific Interest
Brackland Rough 1.jpg
Location Cambridgeshire
Grid reference TL 633 697 [1]
InterestBiological
Area10.7 hectares [1]
Notification 1984 [1]
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Brackland Rough is a 10.7-hectare (26-acre) biological Site of Special Scientific Interest in Fordham in Cambridgeshire. [1] [2] It is managed by the Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire as Fordham Woods. [3]

This wet woodland site has semi-natural alder coppice, with ash, crack willow and silver birch. The ground flora has tall fens, together with herbs such as marsh marigold and yellow flag. [4]

There is access by a footpath from River Lane.

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References

  1. 1 2 3 4 "Designated Sites View: Brackland Rough". Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England. Retrieved 6 November 2016.
  2. "Map of Brackland Rough". Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England. Retrieved 6 November 2016.
  3. "Fordham Woods". Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire. Retrieved 6 November 2016.
  4. "Brackland Rough citation" (PDF). Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 6 November 2016.

Coordinates: 52°18′07″N0°23′38″E / 52.302°N 0.394°E / 52.302; 0.394