Hemingford Grey Meadow

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Hemingford Grey Meadow
Site of Special Scientific Interest
Hemingford Grey Meadow 4.jpg
Location Cambridgeshire
Grid reference TL 291 692 [1]
InterestBiological
Area0.7 hectares [1]
Notification 1984 [1]
Location map Magic Map

Hemingford Grey Meadow is a 0.7-hectare (1.7-acre) biological Site of Special Scientific Interest south of Hemingford Grey in Cambridgeshire. [1] [2] It is managed by the Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire as Arthur's Meadow. [3]

The site is calcareous clay pasture with a wide variety of plant species, including the herbs oxeye daisy and yellow rattle. There are orchids such as common twayblades and common spotteds. [4]

There is access to the site from Grove Lane, off the eastbound lane of the dual carriageway A14 road.

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References

  1. 1 2 3 4 "Designated Sites View: Hemingford Grey Meadow". Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England. Retrieved 13 September 2016.
  2. "Map of Hemingford Grey Meadow". Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England. Retrieved 13 September 2016.
  3. "Arthur's Meadow". Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire. Archived from the original on 26 July 2016. Retrieved 13 September 2016.
  4. "Hemingford Grey Meadow citation" (PDF). Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England. Retrieved 13 September 2016.

Coordinates: 52°18′21″N0°06′25″W / 52.305829°N 0.106954°W / 52.305829; -0.106954